White Lava Colocasia
White Lava Colocasia
Hawaiian Punch Colocasia

Hawaiian Punch Colocasia

Colocasia Elephant Ears

Colocasia Elephant Ears

White Lava Elephant Ears

Availability: Out of stock

Exploding with Beauty White Lava Elephant Ears

  • Dramatic Heart-Shaped Leaves
  • Variegated Green and White with Purple Accents
  • Perfect for Tropical and Water Gardens
  • Fast Growing Accent
  • Great Visual Appeal

Need to make a giant statement? Or a colorful, tropical backdrop for you to relax beside with a fruity drink?

White Lava Colocasia (Colocasia esculenta 'White Lava') will become your go-to for fast visual impact and giant, tropical accent that you have been longing for.

Large heart-shaped leaves sprout in a fountain of soothing cool-green leaves, highlighted with bright white veins and streaks that form a star on each huge leaf. Each highlighted further with a bold splash of purple at the stem!

Quickly filling any landscape or container planting with instant, colorful, tropical appeal! Strong stems hold these giant, glossy leaves up high and give a whimsical and structural feel with ease!

Great as a stand-alone focal point, as a 'thriller' in containers and the garden, and an amazing backdrop for your summer blooming flowers (or for your hammock)! Anywhere White Lava Elephant Ears grows, it's certain to make a dramatic difference.

Growing from large tubers each spring, Colocasia grows to a stunning size and their large leaves expand wide to draw the eye to any area without fail!

A hardy perennial in zones 7-10 however colder zones you won't miss out! These bulbs can be brought inside for the winter, or saved for next year!

Loving rich, moist soil, Colocasia can top out at an easy 4 foot tall and fill a large area in a single growing season! Full or part shade, Colocasia provides a dramatic foliage for your other blooms or as a superb accent plant on their own!

Make your landscaping explode with beauty today by ordering your very own White Lava Colocasia from Nature Hills Nursery!

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

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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

About Plant Sentry™

Plant Sentry is designed to protect both consumers and the nursery trade from invasive plant pests and diseases. Sites that display the Plant Sentry protection badge are protected from consumers buying and nurseries shipping material carrying invasive pests and diseases.

This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.

click Here to learn more


To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.

Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

Click here to see our full rates


White Lava Elephant Ears Is Suited to Grow in Zones Used as Annuals in all areas (hardy in zones 7-10)
Growing Zones Used as Annuals in all areas (hardy in zones 7-10)
More Information
Botanical Name Colocasia esculenta 'White Lava'
Mature Height 36 - 48 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Foliage Yellows
Fragrant No
Spacing 72 inches