Botanical Name: Alocasia x ‘Dark Star’
Common Name: Dark Star Alocasia
Origin: Horticultural hybrid by Aroida Research.
Light: Filtered light
Water: Well Drained
Bloom: Blooms all year
Comments: Alocasia ‘Dark Star’ is an improved version of the Alocasia macrorrhizos ‘Black Stem’ variety. It grows a bit larger and is hardier than the ‘Black Stem’. The full parentage is listed below.
Alocasia macrorrhizos ‘blackstem’ x Alocasia ‘Imperial Giant’ (Alocasia macrorrhizos ‘Borneo Giant’ x Alocasia ‘VangiGo’)