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Alocasia odora, Giant Upright Elephant Ear

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Alocasia odora

Giant Upright Elephant Ear
Family: Araceae
Origin: Tropical Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeBog or aquaticRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageFragrantSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

These plants are mainly valued for their gorgeous leaves, which are very large, heart-shaped. They also produce small, calla-like fragrant flower spathes.

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings. Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens.


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Alocasia odora, Giant Upright Elephant Ear

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