Plant Type: Water Gardening
Tropical plant with black foliage high-lighted with bright green veins. Adds contrast and boldness to the pond or wet area.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Likes to be planted or set where rich organic matter is in excess. A stream between ponds works well. Plant likes an abundance of fertilizer.
Taro's send runners, which can be cut and transplanted for the purpose of holding over through the winter. Plant does need to be wintered indoors as it is a tropical in this region.
Plant is well worth the expense as the foliage is very rewarding.
Foliage ColorBlack with green veins
Any water garden plants.
Characteristics & Attributes
Bog or water garden, Focal point, Container, Foliage interest
ExposurePartial to full sun
Growth RateMedium to fast