I have an elephant ear plant. I planted it about three months ago, and it has been limp for the last two days. What used to be open and spread out is floppy and all over itself. It's not yellow. Is it dead?
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Hard to say without a photograph, add one if you can please.
I assume you're talking about Colocasia, commonly known as Elephant Ear. If the topgrowth is all flat to the ground, shrivelled, brown and crispy, then the topgrowth is probably dead - but these plants grow from tubers rather than ordinary roots, so its possible the tuber retains some life. Water well now, if you haven't been doing so, but some information about how you're growing the plant (pot, ground, sun, shade, your watering regime, type of soil) would be useful for a more complete answer.
So, not at all dead then! If where its growing dries out or isn't shady, that won't be helping it at all - they like rich soil and lots of water. They like heat, but being a tropical plant, they also like very high humidity and partial to full shade. If you didn't enrich the soil before planting, it won't get so large as it should, and particularly if it goes short of water or has too much sun. It actually looks as if something's sat on it or its exposed to a lot of wind from the right hand side, and its bending over as a reaction - but it might simply be its growing conditions are not ideal. Despite your fears, and whether its growing to its full potential or not, it most certainly is not dead.
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