Colocasia gigantea 'Thailand Giant' (Elephant Ear)

Substantial, broad blue-green 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
8-10 ft tall ex 8-10 ft wide

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Zone Zone 8
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture

Bright green lacy fronds on red stems. Moderate growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Groundcover
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are deep pale green with wide dark-green margins. Light lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Niagara Falls’.

Blooms early summer
1.5 ft tall x 3.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear cream-coloured leaves with blue-green margins and pale green variegation. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Royal Mouse Ears’.

Blooms late summer
6” tall x 1ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance

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Large black heart-shaped, corrugated leaves with deep blue veins on long dark black stalks grow in downward form. Infrequently forms flowers that resemble calla lilies, though it is grown more for foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms – null – grown for foliage
3.5-4 ft tall x 3 ft wide

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(ANNUAL) A small succulent plant with green onion-like foliage; each plant is unique – some have tall, loose curled leaves, others have short tightly curled leaves. Spikes of orchid-like chartreuse-yellow flowers bloom in spring. Clumping habit.

Grows in the winter
6-10″ tall – can grow 3 to 4 feet tall

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Hot pink cup-shaped flowers with burgundy mottled, buttery yellow throats form on tall spikes with deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms late spring through mid-fall
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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