Colocasia ‘Electric Blue Gecko’- Black Elephant Ears (4″pot)


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Impressive elephant-ear like plant that develops exceptionally dark leaves that appear black, deep purple, or metallic blue. This is a relatively dwarf selection that grows well in dappled light.

Ships in 4″ pot. Delicate leaves, will grow back if damaged during shipping.

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Colocasia ‘Electric Blue Gecko’ is a dwarf clump forming selection that bears unusual almost black leaves. The leaves grow large and give interesting color in the garden. Depending on the light, leaves can appear maroon or other shades of purple, metallic blue, and almost black. It almost appears like it is changing colors, like a gecko. Scientifically speaking this plant, also called Electric Blue Gecko taro, comes from the genus Colocasia and the family of Araceae. It prefers to be grown within the reach of bright filtered light although may be able to take full sun if adjusted. Can grow near ponds and it takes about average watering. Protect plant from freezing. Grows approximately 36″ x 36″ or 2 to 3 feet tall, with the capability of growing annual as well. Lastly, this Electric Blue Gecko taro blooms in the seasons of late Spring and early Summer/Fall.

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Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 10 × 25 in
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