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Lisa B.

I'm in NC. Maybe it would survive the winters, but I always bring it inside in late fall. One thing I have to mention, though, is that the article is wrong that it loves full sun. It will do fine, but then you'll get silver green foliage. The beautiful purple leaves only come when the plant is in dappled shade.

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Lisa B.

I raised my eyebrows over the caution that hostas are toxic to pets. I suppose that may be, and deer are not pets, anyway, but they have noooo problem with my hostas! I believe hostas are their special treat. >:/

   
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Dee Cee

A note of caution on elephant ears, the sap is like poison ivy to dogs. We found this out the hard way with ours. The vet immediately said, that's either from poison oak or elephant ears. I had just trimmed some and I think he rubbed against the freshly cut stalks. So I only grow them in the front yard where he doesn't go now.

   

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