Colocasia esculenta ‘Illustris’

If you want a plant with an imposing, tropical appearance to create a surprise effect or to give relief to a portion of the garden, you can opt for the edible colocase ‘Illustris’. This cultivar can reach heights of 90 to 120 cm and widths of 60 to 90 cm. Its large, heart-shaped black leaves, measuring up to 60 cm by 30 cm, are shaded in brilliant green. They look best in sunlight.