Colocasia esculenta Fontanesi Black taro
Colocasia esculenta "Fontanesii" Black Stem Taro" is an elephant's ear cultivar which has unusual purplish-black leaves.
The mature tubers produces plants that can grow from 3 to 6 feet tall.
The huge foliage is almost heart shaped.
Produces flowers with cream yellow spathe.
Very adaptable and they withstand snow and frost and the tubers go dormant.