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Name: Deb
Pacific NW (Zone 8b)
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Jul 7, 2017 8:01 PM CST
What a striking plant. Looks rather tropical to me, but what cool leaf structure. Does it also bloom?
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Name: Linda
Tennessee (Zone 7a)
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Jul 7, 2017 8:58 PM CST
It's more blackish/dk. green than photo showed, lighting wasn't the best inside. I thought it was an unusual looking plant.
I read they do bloom but rare as a house plant. I tip my hat to you.
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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Jul 8, 2017 9:52 AM CST
@Boneheadn Deb, they do bloom ... nothing fancy like many flowers but unique and pretty in their own right. Like all Aroids, the bloom is a Spadix/Spathe. Here are some Alocasia bloom photos from our database.

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