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Arisaema costatum
Common Name: Cobra Lily Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

The bold spathe of Arisaema costatum is burgundy-purple with white stripes. The tip of the spathe-limb has a long, often twisted, thread-like appendage that dangles to the ground. The trifoliate leaf has raised veins and purple wavy margins. From Nepal and Tibet.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

Native Habitat:
Mixed and semi-deciduous forests, scrub, open slopes, 1900-2800m.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPurple
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourRed
Hardiness7-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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