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

This common Asian species is one of the best for gardens. It has glorious three-parted foliage, gray-green and glossy, and a unique green-and purple, rather fist-shaped flower. Arisaema ringens is an easy long-lived garden plant that forms large clumps with time. Worth growing as a handsome foliage plant with the bonus of very cool flowers. Always popular.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Woodland clearnings in leafy soil at low altitudes near the seacoast.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourGreen
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourPurple
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourBurgundy
Hardiness5-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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