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Elephant ears

Caladium

Elephant ears is a plant which belongs to the Caladium genus. It is a houseplant / ornamental and is treated mainly as a perennial, so it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Popular varieties of Elephant ears with home gardeners are Caladium, Mixed Colors, Candidum Junior, Caroline Whorton and Black Magic.

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How to grow Elephant ears

Growing Elephant ears from seed

Transplanting Elephant ears

Companion plants for Elephant ears

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Elephant ears so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Elephant ears

These plants will not grow well with Elephant ears so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Elephant ears problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Elephant ears plants:

Other names for Elephant ears

Elephants ears, Caladium, Heart of jesus, Angel wings, Elephant ear

Caladium Vent.

Misspellings: Elephant's Ears

Elephant ears care instructions

How long does Elephant ears take to grow?

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