Colcasia Esculenta Black Magic

Colcasia Esculenta, Elephants Ears, these tropical corms need to be kept frost free and moist. Perfect space filler for a difficult shaded area. They can also be grown indoors.

The deep purple of these leaves is amazing, water droplets caught on this massive canopy look like shining gems.

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  • £4.80 £2.40 (£2.00 + VAT) per bulb

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Please expect your order to arrive in 10 working days.

Regrettably we are currently unable to send to Northern Ireland. Bulbs are on the restricted items list and our courier will not handle them. We hope to find a way forward from April. 

Colcasia Esculenta Black Magic details








  • Colour: Purple
  • Height: 150cm

Good for

  • Pots and containers
  • Beds and borders
  • Growing indoors

How to grow

Hardiness:Protect from frost
Soil type:Moist
Position:Semi-shade/Sheltered spot
Bulbs per m2:25
Planting depth:8cm

Keep free from frost. These can be kept indoors and will remain evergreen at 21°C. Start in pots and plant in a shaded area when threat from frosts have passed. 

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