Colocasia esculenta ‘Illustris’ Colocasia esculenta / Subtropical Plants

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Primarily grown for its spectacular foliage, Colocasia esculenta ‘Illustris’ (Taro) is a tuberous, frost-tender perennial with huge, long-stalked, heart-shaped, blackish purple leaves adorned with dramatic bright green veins. In more sun, the purple color is dominant.

  • Prefers some shade, but will tolerate full sun.
  • Prefers shade, but will tolerate some sunlight.
  • Low wind tolerant.
  • Won’t tolerate frosts.
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