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

Categorized as: Aquatics,Elephant Ear

May 06, 2010 | 30455 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