|Alocasia Hilo Beauty|
|Colocasia Hilo Beauty|
|Colocasia Hilo High Colour|
|Sun Requirements:||Partial or Dappled Shade
|Water Preferences:||Wet Mesic
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 13
|Plant Height:||2 to 3 feet (60-91cm)|
|Plant Spread:||2 to 4 feet (60-121cm)|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
|Fruit:||Other: Berries white when ripe.
|Flower Time:||Other: Seasonal
|Suitable Locations:||Bog gardening
|Uses:||Suitable as Annual
|Toxicity:||Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
|Propagation: Seeds:||Other info: Remove seeds from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
|Containers:||Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
|Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Mar 19, 2017 6:13 PM
This plant is often mislabeled as an Alocasia.
Note 3: When all plants in cultivation are derived vegetatively from one clone, the latter may then be regarded as a cultivar, which should carry the name C. praetermissum 'Hilo Beauty' or C. 'Hilo Beauty' (the cultivar epithet established by Graf, 1982 as part of the name Aloeasia 'Hilo Beauty').
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