Xanthosoma atrovirens 'Albo-Variegata'


Height 6' (2m), blades 18" x 24" (35 x 45cm). It is hardy in zone 7B.
Petioles striped pale yellow green, silver green, olive, dark brown.
All of the variegation is a dirty pale yellow when the blades unfurl, but turns white within about 48 hours.
Its synonymous name is X. atrovirens 'Albo-Marginata'. Its funny common name is "Mickey Mouse Taro".

In a garden, photo © Steve Ritchey

page created on 2009-07-17
last updated on 2009-07-17