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Colocasia esculenta 'Black Ripple' PP 26,151
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Colocasia esculenta 'Black Ripple' PP 26,151

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Item #: 13716

Zones: 8a to 10b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Eastern Asia

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


$22.00
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(aka: Colocasia 'Puckered Up') Colocasia esculenta 'Black Ripple' is a relatively new introduction from Kentucky's Brian Williams. The narrow, glossy black foliage is heavily puckered, resulting in a unique three-dimensional, textured appearance atop the dark violet stems. Moist, rich soils produce the best plants, which when happy will reach 4' tall x 3' wide.