SKU: 47203
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Latin Name: Colocasia esculenta 'Blue Hawaii'

Description: Sometimes referred to as an 'Elephant Ear', this large upright tropical features massive oblong heart-shaped bright green leaves with prominent deep purple veining. The leaves rise from tubers on tall, deep purple stems in a self-mounding fashion. The backsides of the foliage remains a dramatic deep cranberry throughout the growing season, adding to visual interest.

Watering: Enjoys moist to slightly wet soil. Do not allow to dry out fully. Water when the first inch of soil becomes dry.

Growth Rate: Vigorous
Shape:  Upright/Mounding
Sun or Shade: Bright, indirect light
Difficulty level: Easy

To help ensure your satisfaction, Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. offers the following guarantee:

GUARANTEE: Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. agrees to replace once at no charge, any tree, shrub or evergreen purchased at regular retail price, which fails to grow in the first year from date of purchase.

Roses are guaranteed for the duration of the first growing season (from Spring to Fall) from the date of purchase.

Plants purchased on sale are guaranteed to the sale price only.

In no case shall Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. be liable for more than the amount of the original purchase price.

NOT COVERED: The guarantee does not apply to annuals, tropicals, houseplants, perennials, above-ground planters, sod, bulbs, seeds, customer plants which have been transplanted or ‘final sale’ items. Roses are not guaranteed over the winter months.

We do not guarantee against losses due to vandalism, theft, mechanical or chemical injury, animal damage, pest damage, neglect, improper care or severe weather conditions beyond our control.

CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITY: The purchaser agrees to follow proper planting, maintenance, watering frequency and winter protection.

If replacement is necessary, the customer is responsible for presenting the failed plant material and the original purchase invoice.