Alocasia
Alocasia 'Purpley'

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

Category:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

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

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

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

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

Rubbery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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.