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Amorphophallus nepalense
Common Name: Devil's Tongue Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Notes:
Amorphophallus nepalense has enormous yellow-green spathes up to one and a half feet long and beautifully mottled stems. The bulb will go dormant by fall. Bring the pot inside to a cool, dry place. Begin watering when you see the spike of the tightly-furled stem poking out of the soil in spring.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent

Native Habitat:
High altitude forests. Loose leafy detritus in moist shady habitats.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourGreen
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourYellow
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSpring
Spread12-24" FragranceYes
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourSpeckled Stem
Hardiness9-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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