Little Black Magic™ Dwarf Elephant Ear

Little Black Magic™ Dwarf Elephant Ear

Colocasia esculenta

Little Black Magic gives you the deep purple accent you’ve been looking for—in a compact package. Try in a water garden for a tropical look.

Bloom/Feature

Deep purple leaves in a compact habit

Plant Type

Perennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

10°F

Key Features

Dwarf

Flowering Season

None

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

High

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

1-2' H x 2' W

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants