Steudnera colocaiaefolia is a great plant but rarely grown or even found in botanical gardens. Growing 1 to 2 feet tall this Colocasia look alike has green round heart shaped leaves usually 1 leaf per tuber. The flowers are quite different usually one plant can have several blooms the spath is yellow with a red interior and a small yellow spadix. A rarely offered species for the aroid collector.
The plants were from collected botanical material and have been propagated from cuttings.
Foliage: Green heart shaped leaves
Flower: Yellow hooded flower
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Situation: full sun to part shade,
Zone: 8 and up maybe cold hardier not yet tested.
Species/Hybridizer – Species