Colocasia antiquorum ‘Black Beauty’
A tropical moisture-loving, tuberous, plant from Asia with very large, dark, almost black leaves with emerald green edges and green veins. Almost 2ft (60cm) leaves. A mutant form of ‘Illustris’
Max height 1.2m.
Full to partial shade. Best colour in shade.
Requires moist, rich soil, can be used in bog gardens.
Feed well to get maximum growth.