A tropical plant with large dark blue-greens leaves up to 90cm and velvet black stems. Commonly known as the herb taro in its native lands where it is grown as a main food crop. Used in the tropical garden scheme for foliage effect.
Native to Tropical asia.
Max height 1.8m. Max spread 1.2m.
Requires part/full shade.
Soil must be kept moist.
Tender. Water sparingly in winter