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Category: Alocasia (2 Entries)

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Giant Upright Elephant Ear, Night-scented Lily (Alocasia Odora)

Categorized as: Aquatics,Elephant Ear

May 06, 2010 | 30962 Views | 3 Comments

Alocasia Odora Alocasia Odora is an ornamental plant with big leaves and provides an instant "tropical look" to the yard. Striking foliage with large, deep green upright leaves provides for a dramatic effect in a container or the garden.

Odora can withstand very low temperatures, down to about 0°F (zone 7a). In colder climates you can “chop the top” and bring it indoors for the following spring. Alocasia Odora has big upright leaves that can be more than 3 ft (1 m) long. This is a gorgeous and easy to grow elephant ear!
Family: Araceae
Genus: Alocasia
Species: Odora
Cultivar: None Identified

Persian Palm, Portadora, Portora Elephant Ear (Alocasia )

Categorized as: Elephant Ear

April 26, 2010 | 19679 Views | 0 Comments

Portora Elephant Ear Portora is truly a spectacular upright elephant ear. It is a large, stunning specimen with broad, wavy, scalloped leaves and purple stalks that will grow up to 10 feet tall. You can grow this plant in full to part sun. This is truly an architectural specimen plant for any garden.
Family: Araceae
Genus: Alocasia
Species: None Identified
Cultivar: Portora