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ShelleySnyder

Been gardening in my yard sense 1975 love the weird and wonderful. I'm in zone 8 in the Pacific Northwest. I am a very proud GT ambassador!

Colocasia esculenta syn. Colocasia antiquorum

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2019
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ShelleySnyder

#elephantear #taro #upclose is this mammoth or what!? Don't know how the freeze didn't get it!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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gjones

OMG - it's huge! Like really huge😲

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones 🤣🤣 it really is!💘😍

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anges

😲😯😅

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godfreye

Wow Shelley now that what I call big🤗

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juliesgarden

Wow that’s huge 😲👌💖

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jadojado29

Morning Shelley @ShelleySnyder now that IS an elephants ear, Fabulous 😍😘

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angiecrazycatlady

That's gorgeous, is it in a pot,will you take it in the greenhouse for winter? 😍

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rachelbrooks

Whoa!! Ginormous!

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ShelleySnyder

@godfreye it is pretty big Enid!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@juliesgarden thanks! It is!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantears #taro it froze last night and this is the result! I guess it's quite a bit warmer up against the house!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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gjones

😢😢

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones yeah! Winter is mighty close!💘😍

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pelly

Oh dear, I know it has to happen but it always seems such a shame 😢😢

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juliesgarden

😥😥

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ShelleySnyder

@pelly you are right!😭💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@juliesgarden 😭🤦💘😍

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hayleyaj

All my tender plants are now in the greenhouse. Had to put the heater on last night as it went down to 2 degrees and we had a our first frost 😢

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 🥺 it's heeeeer!💘😍

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hayleyaj

😔😔

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charyl

Those were beautiful! So sad to see the summer go.

6w
  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2019
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ShelleySnyder

#elephantear #taro #big this was so big my arm wasn't long enough to get the whole leaf in!

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gjones

Holy moly! That really is huge!

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rachelbrooks

Whoa!!! Lifesize 🐘👂🏼 then!!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones it's pretty big!😂💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@rachelbrooks I believe they are life size!💘😍

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jadojado29

Wow that’s impressive Shelley @ShelleySnyder I love these plants 💚😍😘

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ShelleySnyder

@jadojado29 thanks suzie! I love them too!💘😍

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juliesgarden

Blimey that’s huge 💚

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pelly

Wow!! 👍👍

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ShelleySnyder

@juliesgarden @pelly it is a big one!😂💘😍

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godfreye

Gosh that is big it’s a beauty Shelley🤗

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantear #taro didn't get as big as last year but got very big nonetheless!

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suerichards

Wow it’s huge 💚💚💚

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gjones

It's huge but really pretty!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@suerichards @gjones thanks ladies!💘😍

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kez001uk

Wow! Now that’s a statement plant! 🐘👂🏻

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ShelleySnyder

@kez001uk 😂 a big fat statement! People do stop and point and look as they are going by🤦💘😍

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kez001uk

@ShelleySnyder as they should! Nobody grows them like Mrs Snyder 😁

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ShelleySnyder

@kez001uk I don't know about that! I've seen some mighty big ones on here!💘😍

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kez001uk

@ShelleySnyder yours must rival them 😜

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hayleyaj

Fabulous 😍

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pauline33

Wow fabulous plant 💚💚💚

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2019
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ShelleySnyder

#elephantear #taro I got a little rain! I do mean a little! It wasn't enough to water anything!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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gjones

Are your elephant ears huge again this year?

23w
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ShelleySnyder

@gjones they are getting bigger with every leaf! Right now they are the size of a large canna 💘😍

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columbiariver

They're getting there aren't they. We've been getting dumped on

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver wow that's crazy! We are just getting a very little bit! I guess I should say me that is!🤔💘😍

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columbiariver

Thunder and lightning still happening from yesterday. I enjoy it. It's been a more normal spring for us. Traditionally we get rain til the fourth. The plants aren't loving it so much

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver we usually do to but not this year!🤔💘😍

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columbiariver

Still pouring! Lol! 🤔😜🤪😍

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver oh my! Been a sunny day all day here!😳💘😍

23w
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ShelleySnyder

#taro #elephantears #colocasia how's this for veriation! All one plant, I especially like the bottom left, looks like something was spilled on it! Wasn't me I swear!!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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pelly

You've had your paints out again Shelley, come on, tell the truth 😂😂😂

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ShelleySnyder

@pelly 😂😂 ok I admit it!! I'm not very good am I!😂💘😍

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pelly

You’ve just splashed it everywhere!! 😅😂🤣

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ShelleySnyder

@pelly I think that means I don't have any painting skills!😂😂💘😍

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columbiariver

Easy to get kind of lost just looking into the detail. Lovely big things!

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver isn't it! I get to see this from behind thru the kitchen window and it's just as cool if not more so!😄💘😍

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hayleyaj

I need this! 😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj you do! And it's tough as nails!💘😍

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high

Love it

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ShelleySnyder

@high thanks Annie!💘😍

1w
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ShelleySnyder

#elephantears #taro #huge this leaf is so big my arm wasn't long enough to get it all in and keep my hand there for reference! Would you believe it's not even the biggest leaf!😲😂

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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cyndi

Wow

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natii

Stunning! 😍💚

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jeatacake

Almost elephant size!

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hayleyaj

Huge! 🐘👂🏿😍

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juliesgarden

Wow amazing 💚💚

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gjones

Wow!

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angiecrazycatlady

Wow that's gorgeous I bet it's tender, is it a colacosia (probably spelt that wrong)

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rachelbrooks

😯 hooooooge! 💚

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Keely

Wow that's unbelievable 💚💚

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi this got big in the ground!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantears #taro #upclose #texture I just love the markings on this! The cooler temps seem to bring it out

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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gjones

Wow, looks fantastic! Wish I could recreate this pattern on a pot!😄

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones thanks! That would look fantastic on a pot!!💘😍

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Keely

Wow mesmerising 💚💚

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ShelleySnyder

@Keely thanks! Looks just as good if not better on the back!💘😍

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juliesgarden

Oh wow 💚💚💚

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ShelleySnyder

@juliesgarden cool huh!😁💘😍

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juliesgarden

👌💚

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kimguy

Pretty cool, partner😎💜

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ShelleySnyder

@kimguy yep! Pretty cool!😄💘😍

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KariSamuel

#perfection

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantsear #taro #fadedbeauty #fallcolor look at the colors this is turning! Amazing!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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cyndi

Very cool pattern on it

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi thanks! Isn't it tho!💘😍

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cyndi

Yeap very tropical

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KariSamuel

Luscious! 😚

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ShelleySnyder

@KariSamuel Thank you!💘😍

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pelly

Fabulous 💚💛

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ShelleySnyder

@pelly thanks Jane!💘😍

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gjones

Beautiful colouring!

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones isn't it tho!💘😍

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tinaaune

I'm Green with envy @ShelleySnyder 💚😍💚

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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ShelleySnyder

#elephantear #taro #big this leaf is so big my arm isn't long enough to get the whole thing in the picture!😁

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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pelly

Wow 💚💚

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ShelleySnyder

@pelly I know! And I don't think that was the biggest leaf!😁💘😍

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Keely

Wow that is huge 💚💚💚

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ShelleySnyder

@Keely thanks! It is pretty big!😁💘😍

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gjones

Wow it's huge@!

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ShelleySnyder

It is huge Katy!💘😍

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high

Love the ears.

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terrimclaughlin

Shelley their all doing so great there’s so many !! Mine just started popping up. Maybe next year if I find a better spot I’ll get beauties like those👍🏻😊💕

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ShelleySnyder

@high thank you Annie!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@terrimclaughlin thanks! I'm so surprised you don't have big ones there! These can actually be grown in water so they do need lots of watering on land but I'm sure you knew that! 🤔💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantears these are across from my canna at the front door, they have gotten so big my arm is not long enough to take a picture to show you perspective, so I'll just tell you they are over 2ft. X 2ft. And still getting bigger!😲 People are stopping and pointing!😂

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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hayleyaj

Another to add to mine next year. Just fabulous 💚💚💚💚

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debrascott

Ooooooo what big ears you have 😂😂😂😂

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suerichards

Wow 😮😍

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KariSamuel

🐘🐘🐘🐘🐘

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rachelbrooks

😯👏🏼 Are you sure they’re not woolly mammoth ears?!

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clipperty

Bloomin’ eck! Look at these @richard.spicer.7906 @HG01 😲 x

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 👍👍😁💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@debrascott the better to hear you with my dear!😂💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@suerichards I know right!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@KariSamuel 💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantsears #taro #huge yep!! That's huge alright!!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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cyndi

Def very large

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columbiariver

Holey moley that's huge!

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hayleyaj

Wow! 😍

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver no doubt about it!😂💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi @hayleyaj yes! And they just keep getting bigger!😲💘😍

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jadojado29

Evening Shelley @ShelleySnyder Wow that’s one big herd of elephants you have in your garden 😉😂💚😘

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gjones

Holy crap that's huge! Are you sure you don't have an elephant hiding under there? 😄😁😄 Gorgeous plant😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@jadojado29 evening Suzie! It's a herd alright!😂💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones 😂😂 no elephant but there is two black ears that can't get out of this ones way!😂 Think I need to move them!💘😍

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pelly

Ohh, yup, huge!!! 😱😱😂

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantsears #taro #huge these ears are really getting huge! Next post will give you an idea as to how big!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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hayleyaj

I'm having these next year! It's fabulous 😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

You're gonna love em Hayley! You gotta get some!!💘😍

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cyndi

They are beautiful Shelley.

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi thanks Cyn!💘😍

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gjones

That's a great looking plant!

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones thank you Katy!💘😍

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cyndi

Welcome

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jadojado29

Looking at this Shelley @ShelleySnyder think I may need one of these now for my Tropical bit that is Fabulous 💚😍😘

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ShelleySnyder

@jadojado29 oh yes Suzie you do need some of these!! It wouldn't be a tropical area without them!😉💘😍

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terrimclaughlin

I think they look great there. There look good and green sort of breaks up color over to a solid. Looks great!!!😊💕

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantears #taro love at the size of this baby! I'm always amazed at how big they just keep getting!😲

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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rachelbrooks

Whoa!! It’s lifesize! 🐘

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hayleyaj

And these! 😂😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@rachelbrooks almost!!😂😂💘😍

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lovestogarden

Looks like a great size for a shade cover! The veining is very #symmetrical #symmetry

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ShelleySnyder

@lovestogarden it's big enough for a hat!😂😂💘😍

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gjones

Holy crap, that's huge!!!

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KimmyGro

I always wanted those

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones and they are getting bigger!!😲💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@KimmyGro they are really easy Randy you should try some!💘😍

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Scratchycat13

Love love love the colours on that leaf!! ❤️

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantears the leaves just keep getting bigger and bigger

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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gjones

That's doing great! Such big beautiful leaves😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones they are doing really good there, Thank you!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantears this has never gotten this big before 😲 I've had it for years but it was always in a pot and stored in the garage thru winter, I decided to take a chance last year and planted it outside in the front, and OH MY!!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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columbiariver

Seriously!? That's pretty nice.

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver seriously!! They have taken off like a rocket!!😂💘😍

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columbiariver

I might plant mine and see. I love the swirly pattern on the foliage.

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver honestly I am shocked! Wait till you see them! By that time they may be double in size they are growing so fast! You should try yours in the ground!💘😍

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columbiariver

I am looking forward to that! I'm going to plant them.

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haleyt901

They were excited to stretch their legs!

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ShelleySnyder

@haleyt901 apparently so!😂💘😍

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SikoMa

I really miss my huge elephant ears that we had in FL. Don't think they will do well here. So, I'll just have to enjoy yours😍😊

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cyndi

They look great very happy plants

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ShelleySnyder

@SikoMa sorry Dar! Be my guest and enjoy!😂💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#elephantsears these are doing nicely too!

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columbiariver

Big uns! Contrast is fab too!

2w
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ShelleySnyder

#elephantsears MORNING ALL GTERS!! Happy friday!! My elephant ears is finally starting to grow!! Yahoo!!💃💃💃👍

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juliesgarden

Yaaay 💚👏👏

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hayleyaj

Yay! One I want to add next year. 💚💚👏

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj wait till you see my new one!! I'm gona post it later! Oooooh! Is it a real beauty!! 💘

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hayleyaj

Ooh can't wait!! 💓

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