a genus of seven tropical plants. An erect tuberous rootstock in
marked with ring like scars where former leaves have dropped off.
Heart shaped to arrow shaped leaves resemble elephant ears. Dark
green foliage is overlaid with velvety black between the veins.
Leaves grow to 3 ft. in length with the plant growing 2 - 6 ft.
Pot in a large
pot that can be removed from pond. Plant in 1-6 in. of water.
Cut off and pot up
"pups" produced on terminal ends of stolens
Zones 9 - 11
full sun to part shade. Can be wintered as houseplant