Alocasia reginula 'Black Velvet'
Black Velvet is a dwarf Alocasia and has dark, almost black leaves, adorned with brilliant silvery-white veins and velvety look makes for a strikingly beautiful plant. The underneath colour throws off a purple tone. Anthurium-like flowers are produced throughout the year when growing conditions are favourable. These consist of a sterile, finger-like floral column (spadix) surrounded by a pale green petal-like leaf (spathe).
Size (Can grow to)
40cm - 60cm tall, 30-50cm spread
Well-lit position Indoors away from direct sunlight. Stunning outdoor shade plant - protected areas.
Medium. Requires good drainage.