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Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Diamond Head’

Colocasia = ‘Diamond Head’

The Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® Collection features varieties unlike any available in today’s market. The ROYAL HAWAIIAN® Colocasias have been bred to be sturdy garden performers and container specimens. Each is disease resistant with fabulous foliage and stem interest, and with their tidy clumping habit would be a welcome addition in any garden or landscape.

Colocasia esculenta ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Diamond Head’ is an outstanding addition to the series with its dark purple to black leaves with a spectacular glossy finish.

Origin: USA

Description / Plant Notes:

  • Zone 7b-11 (5°F or -14°C)
  • Large dark purple to black leaves with a spectacular glossy finish
  • Small circular-shaped dark burgundy colored ‘piko’ and semi-glossy dark burgundy colored petioles (stems)
  • Medium height 48″ x 60″ at maturity

Patent Status: PP 19,939

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 7 - 11
Height: 36 to 48-inches
91 to 122-centimeters
Spread: 48 to 60-inches
122 to 152-centimeters
Foliage Colors: Dark Purple, Raven-black
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun, Semi-Shade
Growth Habit: Tidy Clumping
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pots
Patent Status: PP 19,939
Origin: USA

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
Water: Moderate to Moist
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 8 to 10-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 12 to 16-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Aloha’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Black Coral’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Blue Hawaii’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Hawaiian Punch’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Kona Coffee’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Maui Gold’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Maui Sunrise’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Tropical Storm’
Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘White Lava’
Leucadendron ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Hawaii Magic’
Leucadendron ROYAL HAWAIIAN® Hawaii Sunrise