$18.99This item will be released May 13, 2024.
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HIGH TEA! Teacup Taro gets its name from its unique leaves! The leaves are cup shaped and fill up with water when it rains! They can hold several ounces of water and when they get too full they will pour out the water!
ARCHITECTURAL INTEREST! Teacup Taro is a spectacular plant! It is a large plant, with beautiful purple stems and glossy green leaves that hold themself in a cup-like pose! This plant is sure to bring a lot of architectural interest to your space!
MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!
BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place! Easy as that!
100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!
POND PLANT BIO:
Colocasia Esculenta, also known as Teacup Taro, is a beautiful plant well loved for its unique foliage! Teacup Taro has stunning purple stems and is adorned with glossy green leaves that hold themselves upright in a cup-like pose! The beautiful leaves also have stunning purple veining that look spectacular in the sunlight! This plant is named Teacup Taro because of its cup shaped leaves, which fill up and pour water when it’s raining! This plant is the perfect choice if you are wanting to add architectural interest to your space. Teacup Taro is hardy in zones 7-10 and performs best in part sun to part shade. This unique and beautiful plant will be a great addition to your pond!
Common name: Teacup Taro
Botanical name: Colocasia Esculenta
Bloom color: Grown for its foliage, foliage is dark green with purple stems.
Bloom time: This plant is grown for its foliage, it does well outdoors from Summer to early fall.
Plant height: 4′-6′
Plant spread: 2′-3′
Light requirements: Part sun to part shade
Water depth: Up to 6′
USDA hardiness zones: 7-10
Cannot be shipped to: HI
NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.