Black Swan Elephant Ear

General Information

Black Swan Elephant Ear is an annual plant. The plant will have an overall upright and arching growth habit. It is extraordinarily large, reaching 6 feet tall and wide. As with many elephant ear plants the leaves are extremely large. The stems form in a clump, glossy and deep black in color. The broad leaves of the Black Swan Elephant Ears are black, with a purplish tint. This plant would be a great choice for your annual garden, or planted in a large container! This elephant ear can be perennial in USDA climate zones 8 to 10, but should be considered annual in colder zones.

Additional Information

Colocasia ‘Black Swan’ will be 5.5 to 6 feet tall, with a width of 5 to 7 feet. It can grow well in full to partial sunlight conditions. The plant will grow best in consistent amounts of water in fertile soils. It is said to have good deer and rabbit resistance.

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with USPS, FedEx or UPS. They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to. All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.

Additional information






Mature Width 5 to 7 Feet
Mature Height 5.5 to 6 Feet
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 8 to 10

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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