a genus of seven tropical plants. An erect tuberous rootstock in
marked with ring like scars where former leaves have dropped off.
Heart shaped to arrow shaped leaves resemble elephant ears.
Growing to 4 ft. masses of dusty charcoal black leaves on dark
burgundy/black stems are spectacular.
Pot in a large
pot that can be removed from pond. Plant in 1-6 in. of water.
Cut off and pot up
"pups" produced on terminal ends of stolens
Zones 9 - 11
full sun . Can be wintered as houseplant