Florida Gardening forum: Sources for Elephant Ears

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Name: Susan
Zone 5b (Zone 5b)

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gardenersdetective
Jul 24, 2011 8:28 AM CST
Where do you get a great deal on elephant ears in Ft Lauderdale? Just curious if prices and availability of variety selection is better in Florida than the Midwest.
Name: Jan
St. Pete,FL
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Budgielover
Jul 24, 2011 1:47 PM CST
The local gardens probably carry several of the more common ones. Like anywhere else, to get the uncommon ones, you would need to seek out a collector or breeder like LariAnn in Miami or other online sources. Try local markets too like flea markets, craigslist, etc.
Name: Susan
Zone 5b (Zone 5b)

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hibiscus Hummingbirder Butterflies
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gardenersdetective
Jul 24, 2011 4:59 PM CST
Thanks Jan, good to know.
Name: Nancy or \"Hap\"
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Happy_1
Aug 18, 2011 9:32 AM CST
Susan,

The big ones are growing wild in my yard and I would be glad to share. Free is good!!!

Mail me and I'll give you my addy and phone so we can get together.

Nancy
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