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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 18 to 36 inches (45-90 cm)
Plant Spread: 18 to 36 inches (45-90 cm)
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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 seed from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination. Viability declines if seeds are allowed to dry. Soak overnight in distilled water and plant.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Elephant's Ear

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Location: z6a MA, my garden
Date: 2014-09-29
Location: my garden, Sarasota FL
Date: 2020-12-20
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Date: Oct 2013
Great, stable variegation
Location: my garden, Sarasota FL
Date: 2016-07-23
Location: my garden, Sarasota FL
Date: 2016-07-23
Each leaf is a work of art, not only white and shades of green bu
Photo by dyzzypyxxy
Location: backyard 
Date: 2015-12-07
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