Giant Upright Elephant Ear: Alocasia macrorrhizos This very cool elephant ear is quite different from the typical Colocasia esculenta. The thick, sculpted, glossy green leaves are held upright on dramatically rigid stems. A clump of giant upright elephant ears is guaranteed to stop visitors in their tracks...especially if they walk into it! Alocasia macrorrhizos has been quite hardy in the Raleigh area, surviving 0 degrees F, but prefers it a bit warmer.
Easy Houseplant. Dieffenbachia Arching pointed leaves up to 12 inches long, usually marbled with white or cream, grow out of a canelike stem. The large leaves of dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia spp.) provide a tropical architectural accent; the plant also blends well into a mixed grouping of foliage. One of dieffenbachia's common names, dumb cane, comes from the toxic sap in the leaves and stems that causes tongue numbness and swelling when chewed by humans or pets. Size: To 1 - 6 feet high and 1
Alocasia macrohiza `Black Stem'. ALOCASIA MACROHIZA `Black Stem' This is a magnificent Elephant Ear with beautifully black veined & Black stems contrasting against a great big bright green leaf. stand about 1.5m with 80cm leaves. Suited to all climates with hot summers but may go into dormancy in cold winter climates. Part to full shade.
Philodendron erubescens Imperial Red unfurls red-maroon leaves that become dark glossy green as they age, giving this tropical plant a lush decorative appearance. Strong compact growth, it needs no support and is ideal for pots and containers. Can be grown inside in a brightly lit position. Supplied in a 50mm pot. Orders containing this item …