Are There Giants in Your Garden?

Colocasias are a genus that can bring a taste of the tropics to your backyard garden. Colocasia ‘Thailand Giant’ is a huge strain of the giant elephant ear that can reach 9′ tall in the wild, and certainly makes its presence known in the garden. Can you say WOW factor! Each glaucous grey-green leaf is up to 5′ long and 4′ wide. It also produces abundant 8″ flowers with white spathes from summer into fall. Learn how to grow elephant ears here.

So if you’re looking for a tropical escape and want to make a bold statement in your garden, or just want to impress your friends and neighbors, get your very own Giant today!

picture of Colocasia Thailand Giant in the garden
Colocasia Thailand Giant in the Garden
picture of Colocasia Thailand Giant flower
Flowers of Colocasia Thailand Giant
picture of Colocasia Thailand Giant in sales house
Colocasia Thailand Giant in the Sales House

7 thoughts on “Are There Giants in Your Garden?”

  1. I live in the Houston area–very hot and humid. The spot I have in mind for this beauty gets full sun from about 11:00-4:00. Do I need to “harden” the plant before putting into the ground, and if so, how do you suggest doing that?

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