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Night Ascented Lily

Alocasia odora

Also known as

Elephant's ear

Full Shade
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Night Ascented Lily Overview

Alocasia odora is a vigorous evergreen upright perennial grown for its extra large arrow-shaped leaves. Its also known commonly by the names night-scented lily, Asian taro and giant upright elephant ear.

Common problems with Night Ascented Lily

How to harvest Night Ascented Lily

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Night Ascented Lily

Division

Seed

You can sow the seeds as soon as they are ripe.

Rhizomes

Special features of Night Ascented Lily

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Night Ascented Lily

A drought tolerant, low maintenance architectural plant for containers in conservatories or sub-tropical Mediterranean glasshouses.