Alocasia
Alocasia 'Purpley'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alocasia (a-loh-KAY-see-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Purpley

Category:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

Rubbery-Textured

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

North Port, Florida

Palm Bay, Florida

West Palm Beach, Florida

Yulee, Florida

Hinesville, Georgia

Loganville, Georgia

Lebanon, Missouri

Andrews, Texas

Red Oak, Texas

Spring, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 22, 2009, songofthesouth from West Plains, MO wrote:

I just bought this plant and was looking up information on it and want to know if this is the same as Alocasia amazonica?

Positive

On Jan 9, 2008, jtcwin3 from Palm Bay, FL wrote:

I purchased this plant in the fall at the area nursery. The label on it stated very little about it but did say average home temperature of 62-82 degrees. I have it near the south window receiving indirect light and have kept it moist. So far seems to be growing and happy where it is.