Elephant Ear Bulbs - Black Magic

Elephant Ear Bulbs - Black Magic

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1 Bulb Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $20.99
3 Bulbs Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $56.69 ($18.90/each) 10% Savings
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  • These inky blooms are spellbinding and surprising in the garden
  • Tender Perennial; Bold and Striking Foliage Reminiscent of Elephant Ears
  • Perfect Choice for Focal Point or Creating a Tropical-Style Garden; Grows All Summer Until Frost
  • Thrives and Prefers Partial Shade
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Features

Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Black
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height Up to 72 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, House Plant, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Outdoor, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Elephant Ear Bulbs - Black Magic

Colocasia esculenta

Seed Type Bulb

Fast and easy to grow, Elephant Ears or Colocasia esculenta, won't go unnoticed in your garden! Especially this striking cultivar in a deep, rich purple! Almost black! While the whole plant can grow up to 6 feet, each leaf can reach 2 to 3 feet in length and 1 feet in width! If the sheer size of this lovely foliage isn't enough to capture your attention, the truly unusual color of this variety makes Black Magic Elephant Ears a necessity for your garden!

Planting Information

Planting Elephant Ear Bulbs - Black Magic

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Partial Shade
Planting Depth 4 to 6 inches Deep
Plant Spacing 2 to 4 feet
Plant Height Up to 72 inches
Water Needs High
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
Bulb Size 5+ inches circumference
View our Elephant Ear Planting Guide to learn more.

Coverage

Amount Recommended Coverage
1 Bulb / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 0.5 Sq. Ft
3 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1 Sq. Ft

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