Colocasia esculenta var. 'Fontanesii'

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Violet Stemmed Taro

Colocasia esculenta var. 'Fontanesii'

Yellow                                                      

Green

4 - 6 Feet

9-11

Asia

2" pots or 4" pots

Colocasia esculenta 'Fontanesii' - Violet Stem Taro

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Colocasia esculenta var. 'Fontanesii' is a tropical marginal plant used in the water garden trade. Commonly called Violet Stemmed Taro, this plant is in the elephant's ear group and supports large leaves that resemble an elephant's ear. The leaves are a glossy green color with deep reddish stems making a nice contrast. Violet Stemmed Taro is used on the edge of the water garden in shallow water or wet soil.

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