Alocasias are gorgeous plants with showy and expressive leaves. Like caladiums, Alocasias grow from bulbs. When there is a sudden change in temperature or humidity, they enter a dormant period. But not to fear, they are alive and awaiting the perfect conditions to become your showy plant once again. Alocasias grow best in well-drained soil and a larger pot. It will becomes the focal point of your home or garden.