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

Arisaema costatum
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The bold spathe of A. 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:
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 
Hardiness Zone7-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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