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Caladium praetermissum, Alocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Colocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Camouflage Alocasia, Hilo Beauty

Caladium praetermissum, Alocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Colocasia 'Hilo Beauty'

Camouflage Alocasia, Hilo Beauty
Family: Araceae
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistOrnamental foliage

Beautifully camouflage like pattern of dark, light greens and yellows cover each leaf attached to an interesting bluish-black stalk. Commonly known as Elephant's Ear, this unique tropical-looking plant grows 2-3ft tall with a similar spread. Prefers aerated soil containing bark, coarse perlite and peat moss. Fast once established, which takes approximately 4-6 weeks. Grown for its beautifully irregularly marked leaves. This particular variety is a good semi-aquatic plant for the edge of a pond or even in a large terrarium setting. Alocasias are heavy feeders, provide water soluble fertilizer every 2-3 weeks and water regularly. Lift tubers and over winter in a frost free environment. Replant after last frost in spring.


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Caladium praetermissum, Alocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Colocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Camouflage Alocasia, Hilo Beauty
Caladium praetermissum, Alocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Colocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Camouflage Alocasia, Hilo Beauty
Caladium praetermissum, Alocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Colocasia 'Hilo Beauty', Camouflage Alocasia, Hilo Beauty


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