Mojito Elephant Ear

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Big leaves - huge impact! The unique display of the Mojito Elephant Ear (Colocasia 'Mojito') will have heads turning! Impressive enough to have enormous heart-shaped leaves, but to have those leaves spattered, streaked and splotched in deep dark purple, light green and dark green means your garden just gained an incredible tropical accent!

The bold speckled foliage is fast-growing and has a wonderful vase shape. The dark reddish stems hold the downward-facing foliage aloft for a fountain-like appearance! Elephant Ears are your go-to for fast visual impact and a giant, tropical accent! Forming clumps 36 inches tall and 3-4 feet wide, Colocasia Elephant Ear corms can fill a large area in a single growing season!

Growing from large corms each spring, Elephant Ears quickly reach towering heights and their large leaves expand to draw the eye to an area without fail! These corms grow each spring, quickly reaching towering heights and their large leaves expand to draw the eye to an area without fail! Northern growers can enjoy these plants as annual accents, then dig the corms in the fall and store them for spring.

Planting and Application:

Mojito Elephant Ears are impressive specimens and focal points! Stand a pair of Colocasia in upscale planters on either side of your driveway or to the entrance of a pathway, or add some incredible tropical flair to your front porch! You'll feel whisked away with a privacy row of Elephant Ears forming a visual barrier around your hammock or pool seating!

Containers, planters, or in the ground, you won't go wrong with these fantastic focal points! Great as a stand-alone focal point, amazing as a 'thriller' in containers and the garden, and a fantastic backdrop for your other summer blooming flowers, hammock, or seating areas! Anywhere Elephant Ears grow, it is certain to draw lots of attention and provides a dramatic green backdrop to your landscape!

  • Streaked, Speckled & Striped in Tropical Greens & Dramatic Purple
  • Statuesque Leaves, Reddish Stems & Prominent Veins
  • Outstanding Tropical-Looking Accent
  • The Perfect Thiller in Containers
  • Grow as an Indirect Light Houseplant, Landscape Specimen

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Colocasia loves rich, moist soil, and has the best coloration in full sun or part shade. Provide regular moisture and a well-drained organic location for best results. Easy care and hardy perennial in zones 8-11 however colder zones will not miss out! Gardeners in zones 3-7 may overwinter the corms indoors covered with dry peat moss or wood shavings. Dig up the corms after the leaves have been dried by frost. Place in a warm, dark and dry place with a temperature no higher than 50-60°F.

  • Grow in Full Sun or Partial Shade
  • Moist Well-Drained Soil
  • Regular Fertility
  • Dig Corms in Fall & Store
  • Low-Maintenance Annual in Cold Climate

Colocasia Mojito Elephant Ears will be your garden's newest diva! Bold and dramatic, this show-stopper won't take all your time either! Order this bi-color beauty today at! Reserve quality corms and bulbs now for shipment at the right planting time in your growing zone!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Mojito Elephant Ear Is Suited to Grow in Zones 8-11 (All Zones as an Annual)
Growing Zones 8-11 (All Zones as an Annual)
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Colocasia 'Mojito'
Type Annual
Mature Height 36 inches
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly No