Elephant Ear and Asparagus Fern make a great plant combination for a container garden-and they're both easy to grow! I know the asparagus fern is easy to grow inside, but need to look up other (Longwood- always worth the trip).
How to grow Caladiums also known as elephant ears. Some newer varieties can take direct sun (like Gingerland). Good for lighting up shady places. The sun made the leaves of a Gingerland plant light up that it sang to me and I had to get it.