Boa is an exciting new upright Alocasia that features... more
Boa is an exciting new upright Alocasia that features enormous leaves and remarkable serrated leaves with marbled stems. It has snakeskin-like stems and serrated leaves. This variety makes an excellent container plant as well as a beautiful landscape plant for the tropical garden. Boa produces many suckers which makes for an attractive container. This is an excellent mid-size Alocasia for the centerpiece of mixed combination pots. There is something so intriguing and beautiful about the Alocasia boa. With its massive, green leaves which have highly-serrated edges and robust stems, it is a favorite for many homeowners.
Frydek makes an outstanding potted plant for the home... more
Frydek makes an outstanding potted plant for the home or garden. The mature, broad, velvety black leaves have striking white veins making this easy-care plant a real beauty. The juvenile leaves appear as bright lime-green and the pale leaf stems have a purplish jagged banding which adds even more intrigue to this eye-catching species. Strong grower resisting many of the winter decline issues that other Alocasias have.
One of the most beautiful and difficult to care for... more
Alocasia guttata var. imperialis - Silver Nebula
One of the most beautiful and difficult to care for Jewel Alocasia, Alocasia nebula is a rare and high maintenance plant that will reward all of your efforts with dark green, silvery, thick leaves with impressive veining. It looks wildly exotic, and so are it's care requirements. Alocasias are among the most alien-looking houseplants you can get your hands on. Give your Alocasia nebula plenty of indirect light, but avoid direct sunlight at all costs. Its delicate leaves are very prone to sunburns, and you definitely don’t want to sacrifice their majestic beauty. This plant needs the soil to be somewhere between semi-moist and semi-dry. This means watering quite often, but not with a lot of water. Then, I wait for the soil’s top to become dry to the touch and water again.
Alocasia Imperial Red has big ruffled green leaves... more
Alocasia Imperial Red
Alocasia Imperial Red has big ruffled green leaves and striking deep red stems. A wonderful plant that is always losing a leaf and gaining a leaf. Native to tropical regions of Australia and Asia, Alocasias are known for beautiful large and delicate leaves with interesting patterns.
Black stems and veins adorn this extraordinary form... more
Alocasia macrorrhiza Black Stem
Black stems and veins adorn this extraordinary form of Alocasia macrorrhiza. This very rare and unusual elephant ear is quite different from the typical. The huge thick sculpted forest green leaves with are held upright on dramatically rigid black stems. Reaching a mature height of 4-5 ft, it loves high light with only moderate shade. Black Stem Upright Elephant Ears are among the most eye catching. Beautiful on their own or planted as a back drop for your favorite blooms, these landscaping plants provide a bold, tropical effect in nearly any garden.
Silver Dragon, Grey Dragon. Extremely rare and valuable... more
Alocasia maharani - Dwarf Silver Dragon
Silver Dragon, Grey Dragon. Extremely rare and valuable collectible, this is a dwarf alocasia with silver gray leaves that are highlighted by its rough, almost fingerprint-like texture. The leaves are round, between five and eight inches in size, and with a unique silvery-green color. As the leaves mature, they start to harden and develop a veiny texture, giving them the appearance of, as the name suggests, dragon scales. This is an unusual dwarf aroid from the jewel alocasias group that stays a reasonable size. Since this plant thrives in high humidity, it is a wonderful choice for a bathroom or a kitchen. One of the rarest varieties of Alocasia you will find.
Black Velvet or Jewel Alocasia donning big, lush,... more
Alocasia reginula - Black Velvet Jewel
Black Velvet or Jewel Alocasia donning big, lush, almost black leaves and contrasting, silver veins. This black beauty is perfect to add the oomph to your aroid collection. It is a compact variety with a leaf you can not help but touch. Ideal for small pots and terrariums.
This very fast growing and easy care plant is an unusual... more
This very fast growing and easy care plant is an unusual looking Alocasia. It originates from Thailand. The rounded leaves have the normal lobed rear but come to a long point and truly resemble the body of a stingray complete with tail. Grows to 6 feet Dying back in colder climate. This still doesn't kill it. According to different sources it's hardy to Zone 8 or 9.
Alocasia Tiny Dancers is an unusual aroid that only... more
Alocasia Tiny Dancers
Alocasia Tiny Dancers is an unusual aroid that only grows about 14" tall with bright green stems and leaves that have a slightly cupped form. Its growth habit, however, gives the appearance of a full bushy plant as the stems emerge at different times, giving it a tiered effect. One of the best houseplants for its ease of care. Keep it moist, go light on the fertilizer and grow in a partially sunlit window if it is an indoor houseplant. It also makes an ideal plant for an outdoor patio due to its unique form.