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Do you love the gigantic leaves of 'Thailand Giant' but wish it came in a different color? Your wish has been granted with the huge, elegant leaves of 'Black Swan'! Although it's not quite as large as 'Thailand Giant', the dark, near-black leaves will still make you catch your breath in amazement. This plant forms an upright, arching habit which showcase its jet black, glossy stems, creating a singular basal clump. This is the perfect plant for combining with brightly colored annuals in large containers.

Colocasia "Black Swan" PPAF

  • Water Requirements: Requires moist but not wet soil.

    Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade - Does best with at least 4 hours of direct sunlight. It tends to loose is dark color in less light

    Height: 5-6 ft.

    Spacing: 3-4 ft.

    Hardiness: Zones 7b-11

    Danger: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

    Propagation Methods: Methods: By dividing corms, harvesting pups, and cormlets.