Alocasia ‘Hilo Beauty’


Scientific Name: Caladium praetermissum

Common Name(s): Alocasia Hilo Beauty, Hilo Beauty Elephant Ear, Caladium Hilo Beauty

Description: Alocasia ‘Hilo Beauty’ (Hilo Beauty Elephant Ear) is a lovely, decorative perennial plant that can grow to be 2 to 4 feet tall. It has bluish-black stems and variegated huge heart-shaped leaves, but each leaf is marked with different hues of creamy white and lime green speckled spots, practically camouflaging the entire leaf.

The Alocasia ‘Hilo Beauty’ is a beautiful plant that is also known by the Caladium praetermissum, Caladium Hilo Beauty, or Caladium praetermissum Hilo Beauty. This plant is native to South America, and it is perfect for adding a touch of tropical beauty to your home.Large, dark green leaves with white veins characterize the Alocasia ‘Hilo Beauty.’. The leaves of this plant are what make it so unique and beautiful.

It is an evergreen perennial plant with long, heart/arrow-shaped leaves. The Alocasia ‘Hilo Beauty’ is a unique plant that will surely add some flair to your home. Its beautiful variegated leaves with yellow and white spots give it a camouflage-like pattern that is sure to stand out. This tough plant is also easy to care for, making it a perfect choice for any plant lover. This plant is sure to add a touch of beauty to any home or office!

You can display this with Alocasia Micholitziana ‘Frydek’.
Plant Care;
  • Light: Because it grows best indoors, it prefers filtered or indirect sunlight.. South and West facing windows are suitable locations. Avoid keeping it under direct and intense sunlight.
  • Temperature: Optimum temperature for the plant is (18-25) ° C. As it is a tropical plant, a Warm environment is suitable for its growth. In cooler temperatures/Winter plants go dormant. Water it sparingly and it will again come back in spring.
  • Fertilizer: Alocasia doesn’t require much fertilizer. However, You can add vermicompost or Coco Peat while making soil mix. We can also add slow-releasing fertilizer such as Osmocote.
  • Water:  The soil should be moist but not soggy. The frequency of irrigation can be increased in summer.
  • Humidity: Alocasia Hilo Beauty prefers high humidity. So, You can either buy a humidifier or Mister. You can also keep water in a tray, put pebbles above it, and keep the pot above the pebbles. This will maintain humidity around the plant.

Additional information


4", 6"

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