Common Name: Black Magic Taro
Plant Description Name: Colocasia esculenta var. "Black Magic Taro"
Black Magic 'Elephant ear' is probably the most sought after taro with its stunning 2 foot long solid purple-black leaves that show a slight dusty look as the tip bends down to the water. Makes that dramatic showy statement in your pond. Grows fast in very wet or shallow areas of your pond and in a full sun location will intensify the leaf color. Black Magic taro will make a statement in your pond. Full sun to part shade, Up to 6' tall, Zone 7 (although has been known to winter over in protected areas in Zone 6)