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

This subspecies of Arisaema thunbergii is very similar to the type form but it is hardier, somewhat coarser in appearance and often has broader leaflets. It has burgundy striped and speckled spathes and a long licking spadix and spathe appendages. Easy and vigorous. A good garden plant.

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
Hardiness5-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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