Xanthosoma violaceum
BLUE TARO
Araceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tuber

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
2.5m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Edibility: edible tubers
 
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Xanthosoma violaceum
BLUE TARO
Araceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tuber

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
2.5m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Edibility: edible tubers


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary & tropical designs

Uses: accents, border, mass planting, soil binding, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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