Like the other members of this family, Big Leaf Elephant Ears have huge, impressive leaves that sway gently with the slightest breeze, adding movement and interest to your garden. These herbaceous perennials make striking statements in the landscape and are not for conventional or timid gardeners. If you have visited Hawaii and eaten Poi, this important tropical crop plant is the source. An outstanding addition to a pond or stream garden, where it will thrive in moist soil. Go ahead and let your wild side out!
Plant bulbs 8-10" deep
Water lightly until top growth appears, Regularly thereafter.
Full sun to very light shade
Big Leaf Elephant EarsBotanical Name:
Zones 8-10, elsewhere lift in fall and store bulb indoorsHeight:
Giant green heart-shaped leavesBloom Season:
Inconspicuous blooms; grown for large, striking foliageBulb/Plant Size:
1 very large bulb