Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Colocasia Black Swan (Elephant Ear)

Massive near- black heart-shaped leaves can grow to be 5 feet long and 4 feet wide. Infrequently forms flowers that resemble calla lilies, though it is grown more for it’s massive foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms – null – grown for foliage
5.5-6 ft tall x 5-7 ft wide
HARDY to 10°F (-12.2°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 8
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info 30318