This species is also commercially grown as a food crop in Hawaii (poi is made from the tubers) where it is commonly called taro.Genus name comes from the Greek word kolokasia used for the root of Nelumbo nucifera.Specific epithet means edible or good to eat. ELEPHANT EAR - Colocasia esculenta 'Mojito' Taro Live Plant PPAF WellspringGardens. Your plants will be shipped to you at the proper time for planting. Summary; Additional Details » Grows 4-5' tall and 2-3' wide » Lime green leaves with purplish blotches » Tropical Water … They have always provided great quality plants! The plant is beautiful. The way the plants arrive shows care and concern with the way they are packaged before they are shipped. As the common name suggests, each leaf purportedly resembles an elephant's ear. This is a high class, well-run company with wonderful, high quality merchandise. In fact it is often used as a water garden plant. See below Description. Great selection of plants and good prices for the more rare varieties! Just gorgeous!!!! Black Coral Elephant Ear Colocasia Esculenta Live Plant $17.99. Have purchased from Wayside before and have always been pleased with the product and service. Exceptionally well packaged. I am switching my large leaf Hydrangea for some smaller varieties and am looking forward to replanting in the spring. 17 members have or want this plant for trade. It's nice to have such a wonderful selection. Primarily grown for its spectacular foliage, Colocasia esculenta 'Mojito' is a frost tender perennial with large, heart shaped, chartreuse green leaves that are flecked with deep purple to black. Can't say enough good things about this company. The care and effort it takes to overwinter elephant ears (Colocasia spp. Ships from and sold by Wellspring Gardens. Lately I have been obsessed with elephant ears. Phonetic Spelling kol-oh-KAY-see-uh es-kew-LEN-tuh This plant has medium severity poison characteristics. I sure cannot wait to put my flowers in the ground and watch them grow. If there is a problem it is politely and effectively addressed. Elephant Ears Mojito is a new elephant ear variety to add some spice to your garden. Primarily grown for its spectacular foliage, Colocasia esculenta 'Mojito' is a If there is a problem it is always addressed and solved to my satisfaction. I have shopped with Wayside Gardens for over 20 years. Always beautiful selections and delivered in great shape! Every leaf produces its own unique pattern, reaching up to two feet long. ELEPHANT EAR - Colocasia esculenta 'Mojito' Taro Live Plant PPAF. I've recommended Wayside Gardens to many others who have had similar experiences. Whatever we purchase from Wayside is in good shape when received. Best grown in fertile, humusy, organically rich, medium to wet soils in part shade or filtered sun. 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