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Canna glauca, Aquatic Canna, Maraca Amarilla, Water Canna 

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Peach Water Canna
 Canna glauca
Family: Cannaceae
Aquatic Canna, Maraca Amarilla, Water Canna
Origin: Tropical America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunBog or aquaticKeep soil moistPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersFlood tolerant

Narrow green leaves and spidery pale yellow or pink flowers.

Remove from water garden in fall and store rhizomes indoors.


 Canna glauca, Aquatic Canna, Maraca Amarilla, Water Canna 

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Canna glauca, Aquatic Canna, Maraca Amarilla, Water Canna 

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Canna glauca, Aquatic Canna, Maraca Amarilla, Water Canna 

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Peach Water Canna
Canna glauca, Aquatic Canna, Maraca Amarilla, Water Canna 

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Family: Cannaceae
Canna Lily, Canna
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistRegular waterPink flowersOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant
 Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna flaccida
Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Canna sp., Canna Lily, Canna

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Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Midnight
 Colocasia esculenta
Family: Araceae
Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticUnusual colorOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

Var. Black Runner: a superb Colocasia and a must for black plant fanatics. Large matt black, heart shaped leaves up to 20" long, on black/purple leaf stalks. As with most elephant ears, moist soil and high nutrition are the keys to great specimens. Grow in rich, fertile moisture retentive soil or as a pond marginal in full sun for darker leaves. Note that in shade leaves turn dark green. Once moved to bright sun, they turn back to black. In cooler subtropical climates leaves die back and the plant emerges from a rhizome in spring.

Var. Mojito: This new sport of Colocasia was discovered in Florida. Incredible contrasting blacks and greens adorn its leaves. This camouflage effect is matched with light green stems streaked with dark purple that fade up to pink, with chartreuse highlights mixed in to create a totally wild and exotic scene in the summer garden. No two leaves are the same. Even the stems are highlighted with stripes. Grows more compact than other Elephant Ears, making it an excellent choice for a large container.


 Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. White Lava

Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Midnight
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Diamond Head is deeper black in full sun
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Blue Hawaii
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Hilo Bay
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Midnight
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. White Lava
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Mojito
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Diamond Head
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. White Lava
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Pineapple Princess
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Mojito
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Mojito
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Mojito
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Diamond Head
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Black Coral
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Pineapple Princess
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Blue Hawaii
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Diamond Head
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Mojito
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Diamond Head
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Nancy's Revenge
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Mojito
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Black Runner
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Hawaiian Eye
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Black Runner
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Black Runner
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Black Coral
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Black Runner
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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var. Black Magic
Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Colocasia esculenta , Black colocasia, Black Magic, Taro, Black Elephant Ear, Malanga Amarillo, Dasheen

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Darkest of all Colocasias with dark purple stems and leaves. Elegant glossy dark black foliage with blue veins held on dark petioles (stems). Tidy, clump forming habit with short runners developing close to the mother plant.
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Colocasia esculenta Black Runner

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This Black Beauty colocasia is a must for black plant fanatics. It has large matte black, heart shaped leaves on black/purple leaf stalks. As with most elephant ears, moist soil and high nutrition are the keys to great specimens. In shade leaves turn dark green. Once moved to bright sun, they turn back to black. In cooler subtropical climates leaves die back and the plant emerges from a rhizome in spring.
Plant will be shipped without soil

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Colocasia esculenta Midnight

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A new hybrid with unusual leaf pattern of black and green. Incredible contrasting blacks and greens adorn its leaves. This camouflage effect is matched with light green stems streaked with dark purple that fade up to pink, with chartreuse highlights mixed in to create a totally wild and exotic scene in the summer garden. No two leaves are the same. Even the stems are highlighted with stripes. Grows more compact than other Elephant Ears, making it an excellent choice for a large container.
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Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'
 Colocasia sp.
Family: Araceae
Elephant Ear
Origin: Polynesia and southeastern Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticRegular waterOrnamental foliageFlood tolerant

They are herbaceous perennial plants with a large rhizome on or just below the ground surface. The leaves are large to very large, which are shaped like a large ear or shield.

They are grown outside year-round in subtropical and tropical areas. In temperate regions, they are grown as ornamental plants, planted out for the summer and dug up and stored over winter.

Species and varieties:

Colocasia affinis

Colocasia antiquorum

Colocasia esculenta Black Runner

Colocasia gigantea

Colocasia vivipara


 Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia gigantea (?)

Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia gigantea (?)
Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia antiquorum
Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia gigantea
Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia esculenta (Taro corms )
Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia affinis
Colocasia sp., Elephant Ear

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Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'


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Colocasia Thailand Giant - Taro Root

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Taro is native to South India and Southeast Asia. It is primarily grown as a root vegetable for its edible starchy corm, and as a leaf vegetable. It is a food staple in African, Oceanic and South Indian cultures and is believed to have been one of the earliest cultivated plants. It is known by many local names and often referred to as "elephant ears" when grown as an ornamental plant.
The corms, which have a light purple color due to phenolic pigments, are roasted, baked or boiled, and the natural sugars give a sweet nutty flavor. The starch is easily digestible, and since the grains are fine and small it is often used for baby food. The leaves are a good source of vitamins A and C and contain more protein than the corms.

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Cyperus alternifolius, Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus

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Family: Cyperaceae
Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus
Origin: Madagascar, Reunion Island, Mauritius
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticOrnamental foliageFlood tolerant

Use this plant along the shores of lakes, ponds, and slow moving streams to create masses of hazy light green foliage. A single clump can serve as a focal point, or use in pairs to frame a scene. When used in smaller pools and fishponds, grow papyrus in containers placed underwater.


 Cyperus alternifolius, Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus

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Cyperus alternifolius, Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus

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