Alocasia x amazonica

Amazon Elephant's Ear, African Mask, Jewel Alocasia

Family: Araceae Arum

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 10B - 11
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Green, white
Bloom time Mid Spring to Late Fall
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Container, massing, specimen
Height 9" to 21" / 25cm to 55cm
Spread 9" to 21" / 25cm to 55cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Blue, green, silvery, variegated
Fruit color Orange, red
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive