Colocasia 'Redemption'
Colocasia 'Redemption'
Colocasia 'Redemption'
Colocasia 'Redemption'

Colocasia 'Redemption'

"Black/pink elephant ears"

Colocasia 'Redemption'

1 bulb — £19.95

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Orders placed before 1 March 2024
You can expect your order in March 2024

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
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Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
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Description

Colocasia 'Redemption' is like the superstar of the plant world, boasting leaves that are as fierce as a glossy black diamond. Its texture is so refined, it's practically corrugated couture! This exclusive and rare plant can reach towering heights of 1.2-1.8m, with foliage so dark and shiny, it's straight out of a noir film. And hold onto your gardening gloves, because when these young rebels hit around 60cm tall, they unleash their inner hipster and start flaunting fabulous bright pink veins.

Colocasia 'Redemption' is also known under its official botanical name Redemption™ (Colocasia, variety 'COREDE') PP34,729

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Farmer Gracy exclusive

  • Suitable for indoors

  • Comes back every year

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Needs winter protection

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Colocasia 'Redemption'
    Redemption™ (Colocasia, variety 'COREDE') PP34,729

  • Bulb size

    14/16

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    70cm-1m

  • Leaf colour

    Reptile-green, near-black

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender/Tropical

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade
    Dappled shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Indoors
    Pots
    Exotic gardens
    Borders
    Large containers

  • Soil acidity

    Alkaline
    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Requires specific conditions

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

Colocasia in 1 minute

They're also known as elephant ears and it's easy to see why. The big, dramatic leaves of Colocasia certainly bear a resemblance to those of our iconic pachyderm, and the plant's southeast Asian origins are as tropical as you could wish!

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