Botanical Name: Colocasia gigantea 'Thialand Giant Strain'
Height: Up to 108".
Depth: Set at the same depth it is growing at in container, firm and water thoroughly.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Foliage: Each individual leaf grows in excess of 5' long x 4' wide. The leaves are an attractive deep grey which is typical of this species.
Blooms: Late Summer, early Fall.
Form: Tender, deciduous perennial.
Flower Form: From an early age, the plants are adorned with clusters of dramatically large, pleasantly scented white flowers.
Soil Requirements: Deep moisture retentive soils. They are heavy feeders.
Growth Rate: Fast, establishes quickly.
Comments: This huge species, from Thailand and surrounding countries, is a cousin to Alocasia. It can grow to a massive size, over 9 feet tall. The leaves can reach up to 4 feet wide and around 5 feet long. The whole plant has a light bluish-green coloring.
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