Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’, Elephant Ear

(22 customer reviews)

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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

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This Statuesque Stunner Makes a Bold Visual Statement

The Elephant Ear or Alocasia Regal Shields is one of our most popular plants –with good reason. Its large, textural leaves conjure up the tropics in one quick glance. Plant lovers admire its dark green topside and purple underside that’s accented with lime green veins. Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’ was hybridized in South Florida and patented in the USA.

Native to Africa, the Alocasia species in general can grow between 5 and 6 feet tall. Outdoors, the plant is wind-resistant, and prefers indirect sun and moist soil. It’s a great choice for a balcony or terrace. Indoors, make sure to keep the plant away from an AC or heating vent, as it dislikes constant changes of temperatures.

Additional information


10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Sun Exposure

Full Shade, Medium Shade, Partial Shade

Mature Height

12 in – 30 in

22 reviews for Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’, Elephant Ear

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

    It was already growing a new leaf by the time it got here. I’m very happy with how large it is as well

  2. Orlando J. (verified owner)

  3. Patsy Marner (verified owner)

    The plant itself was perfect but it was look large for my apartment. In the picture it didn’t appear to be that large.

  4. Sandra Canas (verified owner)


  5. Bailey L. (verified owner)

  6. JOHN B. (verified owner)

    leaves kind of beat up because they packed 3 items together

  7. William (verified owner)

    She arrived healthy, happy with two new leaves popping up. The only not positive point about the packaging was that one of the leaves sounded big for the box and they fold top of the leaf to fit into the box!!

  8. Darren Steverson (verified owner)

    Some leaves died during transit 😕

  9. Montara Tyler (verified owner)

    It’s absolutely beautiful

  10. Vincent T. (verified owner)

  11. Judith Brooks (verified owner)

    Nicely packaged to protect the plant and generally speaking the plant is in decent shape. One of the leaves is torn and the plant is smaller than expected, but all in all, I’m satisfied with my purchase. This was my first time purchasing from Plantvine, so I was testing the waters. I just received the plants this week so I will see how they fair, but I anticipate shopping again at Plantvine.

  12. Leah Fiorino (verified owner)

    I absolutely love this plant!!!!
    It was delivered to me in perfect condition and health and has accumulated to my home perfectly! I highly recommend purchasing this plant 🙂

  13. Derrick Woods-Morrow (verified owner)

  14. Rebecca (verified owner)

    My plant arrived healthy and well-packaged!

  15. Kelly F. (verified owner)

  16. Benjamin M. (verified owner)

    Looks beautiful and I love that I got to see the particular plant I was getting as it was being prepped to ship. Arrived a little worse for wear with a few damaged leaves/stems so I’ve removed them and hoping it flourishes in my living room.

  17. Melissa Evans (verified owner)

  18. Jamie R. (verified owner)

    This was a huge wishlist plant for me! It came in great condition! So excited to finally have this big guy in my collection and watch him grow!!

  19. Jordan H. (verified owner)

    I ordered 6 plants and 5/6 were extremely well acclimated into my home. This one has some burnt leaves and some discoloration on the leaves. After a couple of days, I moved it into a room with more filtered sunlight… so this could be a ‘me’ problem and it’s not all of them. I think this plant is just a little particular and needs the right spot. We’ll see! Overall, I checked out 5 different websites offering plant delivery and PlantVine had the best prices and a fantastic selection!

  20. Talaat Aggour (verified owner)

  21. Phuong P. (verified owner)

  22. Gina S. (verified owner)

    I can’t wait until it gets even bigger 😉

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Why others chose the Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’, Elephant Ear

Love alocasia plants

I love Plants !

i love the look of elephant ear!

Large leafy plant for a big space

I’ve been on the hunt for the beauty and finally found one! Can’t wait to add it to my growing jungle 🌱🌿

I absolutely love the size of the leaves on this plant! I can't wait to turn my deck into a tropical retreat this summer.

I love the dark matte finish of this plant! It's so regal!

Got something to discuss?

1 year 3 months ago

What size is the planter for the Large?

1 year 2 months ago

Our Large is our 8-10″ planter!