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Colocasia ROYAL HAWAIIAN® ‘Kona Coffee’

Colocasia esculenta

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® ‘Kona Coffee’ was bred to be a sturdy garden performer and container specimen. This variety is disease resistant with fabulous foliage and stem interest, and a tidy clumping habit. Well-suited to a tropical program, it makes a bold statement in the garden or landscape. The drama of the foliage is increased when backlit as the veins show through. The petioles (stems) are also ornamental. Colocasia is at home in the wetland or pond garden in full sun where it can really show off its best attributes. This variety is robust while not exhibiting any signs of runners. Outstanding container plant!

Origin: USA

Description / Plant Notes:

  • Zone 7b-11 (5°F or -14°C)
  • Excellent vigor / disease resistance
  • Improved cold tolerance / hardiness
  • Tidy, clump forming habit, 30″ x 18″

Patent Status: USPP #22,420

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