Alocasia Lauterbachaina is also known as the purple sword, silver sword, or baroque sword. It is a species of flowering plant in the family Araceae. The undersides of the leaves have a purple hue, while the top sides are green at first and then harden to a sage. Stunning and upright in form, Aloc. Lauterbachiana is one of the easiest alocasias to grow. The tall, slender, deep green leaves have wavy edges with contrasting purple undersides and stems. It makes a beautiful interior foliage plant or a dramatic focal point on a patio. A little direct light is helpful as well as warm temperatures. Dryness between waterings helps keep the root system healthy. Hardy to zone 10. Available in 2 Gal pot size. Please note, we will not ship this plant. It is Local Pick up in or Delivery to the Portland Oregon area only.