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Plantidote of the Day 2012-10-17

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Black Coral

Considered to be the oldest cultivated plants in the world, Colocasias have a ten thousand year history in Asia. In the southern US they are quite invasive. Clump forming up to 4', hardy in zones 7-11. Needs lots of water and can grow in shallows. This cultivar introduced this year.

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Submitted by lambert on

And "gorgeous" was the word that popped into my mind, before I say Alexa's comment.