Lit up in the sun. This is growing as a marginal in my pond.
Black Princess Taro
Spathe forming. Almost ready to open. About 30\\\" tall.
The plant is now 55\\\" tall w/ 18\\\" leaves.
55\\\" \\\'Illustris\\\' w/ spathe under an 86\\\" Musa Basjoo.
32 inches tall
Imperial taro in full sun in our pond fountain.
set in a low spot just above lake level
Fabulous looking, high impact plant,even from a distance, but tends to be somewhat invasive and horribly water needy in my climate.
This was a WalMart birthday present from my sister. Growing under my mango tree....
Imperial Taro. Grows well in a pot in our fish pond. Leaves 25" plus long. Zone 5b - Kitchener, ON
Interesting yellow flower formed late in the season
A close up of Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris' with morning dew. Larger leaves exceed 18 inches.
A pot of Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris' combined with Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt'. Leaves have morning dew on them. Grown in partial sun.
Late in season, flowering
In late spring, a few weeks after coming out of dormancy.
Beautiful dark leaves, this is a close-up of the center.
Loving the pond room at the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco.
little dudes right now...
the previous plant pic and this 1 are only 4' apart but this 1 gets a tad more sun