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Colocasia ‘Tropical Storm’

Colocasia ‘Tropical Storm’

*Please Note - All aquatic plants ship bare - root.

Cool foliage and a tropical feel.  Tropical Storm has heart shaped leaves fading from cream coloured centres to green edges with purple veins throughout.

Foliage Interest

Heat Tolerant

Dead heading not necessary

Water Plant


Plant Type:  Annual

Height Category:  Tall

Garden Height:  24 - 40 Inches

Spacing:  12 - 18 Inches

Spread:  12 - 18 Inches

Foliage Colors:  Purple veins, green, cream

Habit:  Upright


Light Requirement:  Sun or Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category:  Easy

Bloom Time:  Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones:  8 - 11

Water Category:  Average

Uses:  Water garden, pond, container

Uses Notes:  Great for containers, but can be an annual for garden beds in Northern climates and a perennial in Southern climates.

Maintenance Notes:  Easy Care. Can tolerate soil moisture from average to wet.  can even be planted directly into ponds and water gardens bare-root.  Colocasia stalks can break in too much wind, so a sheltered location is best. Bulbs can be dug and stored in cold winter climates to be replanted again the next year.

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