ELEPHANT EAR 'Wild Taro' --Colocasia esculenta--

AKA: Coco Yam, has edible root. Large and striking elephant ear originally from southeast Asia naturalizes easily to the Austin climate. Water-loving and shade tolerant, can grow to 8 feet tall, each leaf 2-3 feet long. Plant with caution - can spread invasively along waterways. Best for contained water gardens.