The white-veined leaves of Alocasia micholitziana ‘Frydek’ steal the show in this tropical combination. But supporting players also do their part. The heart-shaped leaves of Ipomoea batatas ‘Ace of Spades’ subtly mimic the Alocasia, and their dark hue accentuates the white veins. Blotchy Schefflera arboricola ‘Gold Capella’ reinforces the variegated theme with a vibrant variation. Dan Benarcik designed this grouping for the courtyard of Chanticleer, a public garden in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
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