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Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.


This tropical plant forms huge, dark glossy mahogany leaves. Compared to 'Black Swan', this variety is shorter and has a fuller habit. While growing this plant, you'll appreciate its clumping nature, which translates to more vigorously filling out a pot and throwing up lots of new leaves.

Colocasia "Distant Memory" PPAF

  • Water Requirements: Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between watering, good for bogs or water gardens

    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: 4-5 ft.

    Spacing: 30-36 in.

    Hardiness: Zones 7b-11

    Danger: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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