Aroids forum: Black leaved Colocasia

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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jul 18, 2015 10:45 AM CST

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I've been trying to put together a list of the "black" leaved Colocasia (followed by the year of introduction). There are so many beauties, which are your favorites. Kona Coffee is a nice small leaved clumper.
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Matte leaves
Imperial Taro (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Beauty')
Elephant Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic')

Elephant Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Runner')
Elephant Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Coal Miner')
Elephant's Ear (Colocasia Dragon Heart Gigante) 2013?
Elephant Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Madeira') 2012?
Elephant Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Midnight') 2006
Giant Elephant Ear (Colocasia 'Noble Gigante') 2013


Glossy leaves
Taro (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Coral') 2011/2012
Elephant's Ear (Colocasia 'Black Ripple') (aka Puckered Up) 2013?
Elephant's Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Black Sapphire Gecko') 2014?
Elephant Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Diamond Head') 2008
Elephant's Ear (Colocasia 'Electric Blue Gecko') 2014?
Dwarf Elephant Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Kona Coffee') 2011
Elephant's Ear (Colocasia esculenta 'Painted Black Gecko') 2014?
Evan
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jul 18, 2015 7:02 PM CST
Ooh, I like Black Coral a lot but ... oh man, I love the looks of 'Kona Coffee'!!! Lovey dubby
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Name: charles
Anderson, S.C (Zone 8b)
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papa
Sep 16, 2015 3:58 PM CST
Evan sorry I didn't get a chance to thank you for this post i know that it took a good bit of time to do. I am quite partial to the black leaves. Thank You!
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Sep 16, 2015 5:04 PM CST

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Thanks Charles. It was fun.
Evan
Name: Teresa
South central KY (Zone 6b)
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bluegrassmom
Sep 17, 2015 4:24 AM CST
thanks for all those links Hurray! Hurray!

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