Parent: Colocasia esculenta
Zones: 7b to 10
Size: To 3' tall and wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Medium green leaves with purple flecks.
Patent application filed in 2009. Inventor Ty Richard Strode of Altamonte Springs, Florida.
Naturally occurring branch mutation of Colocasia esculenta 'Midnight' in a controlled greenhouse environment in 2007.
I purchased a 1-gallon pot from Nurseries Caroliniana in September 2011 and kept it in the conservatory through the winter. I planted it by the foundation in the Daylily Fountain Garden in spring 2012.