elephant ear

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Synonyms for elephant ear

any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries

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These values were 3 to 5 times higher than those obtained for vetiver; 6 to 7 times higher than those for elephant ear and around 4 times higher than those for 'embauba'.
The Elephant Ear Sundae features two generous scoops of Velvet Ice Cream's newest flavor, Elephant Ear Ice Cream (inspired by the state fair favorites; traditional recipe vanilla churned with rich caramel sauce and crispy bits of fried, cinnamon-coated elephant ear), topped with creamy caramel, fresh whipped cream and a red white chocolate elephant.
It will help to purify the drinking water and keep the elephant ears and other invasives at bay.
Several canna bulbs or an elephant ear bulb is put in the center, and trailing bedding plants are put on the outside of the pot.
Commonly encountered house and landscape plants are: Philodendron, Oleander, Rhododendron, Wisteria, and Elephant Ear.
After you finish your masterpiece, refine the lip of the pot by placing a damp elephant ear sponge between your toes and smoothing as best as you can.
Little Black Magic[TM] Dwarf Elephant Ear Jubilation[TM] Gardenia Emerald Snow[R] Loropetalum Purple Diamond[R] Compact Loropetalum Purple Pixie[R] Weeping Loropetalum Spring Sonata[TM] Indian Hawthorne Rosalinda[R] Indian Hawthorne Mountain Snow[TM] Pieris Blush Pink[TM] Nandina Flirt[TM] Nandina Obsession[TM] Nandina Yewtopia[TM] Plum Yew 3 Cleyeras: Bigfoot[TM], Bronze Beauty[TM] and LeAnn[TM] 2 Hollies: Oakland[TM] and Robin[TM] Early Bird[TM] Crapemyrtle Delta Jazz[TM] Crapemyrtle Queen Mum[TM] Agapanthus Marc Anthony[R] Variegated and Cleopatra[TM] Liriopes
There are giant staghorn ferns, elephant ear taro, sansevieria, ground ferns and towering pole bamboo.
In the fall, her gardens are resplendent with mums, dahlias, cannas and elephant ear.
In his own pond, Esten is partial to containerized water lilies (Nymphaea) and lotus (Nelumbo), as well as giant taro or elephant ear (Alocasia macrorrhizos) and the yellow sweet flag iris (Iris pseudacorus).
Wants: autumn clematis, pawpaw, rice peas, cut short beans (white), elephant ear bulb
Plants from the Collection on display at the garden, located just 25 miles west of Fort Worth, include: Jubilation[TM] Gardenia, Yewtopia[R] Plum Yew, Queen Mum[TM] Agapanthus, Robin[TM] Holly, Oakland[TM] Holly, Bigfoot[TM] Cleyera, LeAnn[TM] Cleyera, Spring Sonata[TM] Indian Hawthorn, Little Black Magic[TM] Dwarf Elephant Ear, Mountain Snow[TM] Pieris, Emerald Snow[R] Loropetalum, Purple Diamond[R] Loropetalum, and Purple Pixie[R] Loropetalum.
As we journeyed through Trafalgar Square he pointed out a popular sandwich chain where he said you'd be able to find a filling of elephant ear but not cheese.
Calig's water plants include black taro (Colocasia esculenta `Black Magic,' a stunning plant with huge elephant ear leaves.