Hooded Dwarf Elephant Ear,Chinese Taro - growing as a container plant, Brooksville, FL 2005
Bloom on Alocasia cucullata
cucullata ( infloureccence )
Alocasia cucullata, Hooded Dwarf Elephant Ear plants, showing bare root / bulbs of 2 plants that are 4-5 years old. Ruler, for comparision, is 18"
In my Zone 8 garden, part sun, 2nd season after over winter in-ground. A little over a foot high.
Very pretty shape.
Buddha's Hand Elephant Ear made into Bonsai specimens by allowing soil to dry between watering and keeping leaves trimmed.
Buddha's Hand -- beautiful performer in the shade garden with generous increases
Buddha's Hand, pollenating just after the oak tree does... Allergy season's in full bloom!