Summer 2014

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plumbea 'Nigra' - large 12"-24" wide leaves that are dark green, almost black and somewhat metallic, glossy leaves with edges that are ruffled and indented; dramatic addition to the 'Illusion of shadow' garden; full sun to part shade; 3'-5'.

Huge elephant-ear type leaves which normally point to the heavens add lots of focal impact in the tropical garden and summer patio containers; native to tropical S. and S.E. Asia, these great plants sway and 'sing' a special song in the warm, mid-late summer breezes; zones 9-10.

Alocasia - plumbea 'Nigra'
Product Code: 56-08
This item will be picked and shipped separately, and may be subject to 3rd day select shipping charges, depending on the state to which they are being shipped. This MAY NOT be available until April.
Genus: Alocasia
Cultivar: plumbea 'Nigra'
Family: Araceae
Nickname: Elephant Ear
This selection is no longer available
Information is provided for reference.
Color: Green
Height: 32" And Up
Origin: Asia
Flowering Time: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer
Sun vs Shade: Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Average
Zones: 9, 10
Deer/Rodent Resistant: Yes
Container Use: Yes
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