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

Notes:
From the southern islands of Japan, this has much-divided glossy leaves and a very long, black whip-like spadix snaking out from the purple-brown speckled spathe. Dramatic and always popular. Early mid-season. Needs rich well-drained soil in shade.

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

Native Habitat:
Open woodlands at low altitude.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourGreen
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourPurple
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourBurgundy
Hardiness6-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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