Do Elephant Ears Bloom - Knowledgebase Question

Memphis, TN
Question by ruthacanon
September 23, 2002
Do elephant ears bloom.


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Answer from NGA
September 23, 2002

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Basically, yes. Elephant ear, a common name for different plants of Alocasia and Colocasia, will bloom. In some varieties the blooms are said to be fragrant. Here is a photo of a bloom from a Hawaiian plant.

http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA...

It is linked from the Texas A & M University image gallery at

http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA...

Please note you may need to cut and paste the url into your browser to make it work correctly.

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