Colocasia 'White Lava'
Colocasia 'White Lava'
Colocasia 'White Lava'

Colocasia 'White Lava'
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"White-veined Elephant Ears"

SIZE 14/+

Cultivated in Costa Rica

Perfect for pots

Hand packed in paper bags

Tender, move indoors
for winter

Can be grown as a houseplant


Take the tropical theme to the next level with this flashy number, Colocasia 'White Lava'. The large, heart-shaped leaves of this remarkable plant each brazenly flaunt a bright white spark-like marking, centred with a purple dot for extra detail. Achieving the tropical look means packing the plants in close to make a cool, leafy surrounding. Compact in size compared to many other Colocasia varieties, this one is just perfect for growing in a container or for squeezing into a small space.

Often grown as a houseplant, Colocasia 'White Lava' can also be successfully grown outside during the summer months, given a warm, sheltered and partially shaded spot. Pair it with architectural plants with plain leaves so it can really stand out, or mingle it in with some dazzlingly bright dahlias for a really staggering blast of colour and texture!

Our Colocasia bulbs are grown and cultivated in Costa Rica.


Green + white veins


32-150 cm / 12-60"

Planting season:


Flowering time:


Botanical name:

Colocasia esculenta White Lava

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:




  • Plant in spring in a warm, bright position with temperatures between 16-25°C
  • Alternatively plant them straight outside in a warm position after risk of frost has passed
  • Grow in borders or containers in sun or shade in a reliably moist soil
  • Plant the bulbs shallowly with the top of the bulb level with the soil surface
  • Space the bulbs 25-35cm apart
  • Plant with the rings or papery layers facing upwards
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated while in growth

    Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023
  • Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023
  • Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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