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

Arisaema nepenthoides
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Notes:
A handsome Himalayan species with a striped and spotted purple and white spathe. The junction between the spathe-limb and the spathe-tube is deeply auricled (eared) presenting a most intriguing inflorescence. The short, stubby spadix is white and the foliage deep glossy green and heavily textured. A. nepenthoides is a tall species to at least four feet and is one of the earliest to emerge, usually in March. The stems are orange with purple mottles.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Himalayas
Native Habitat:
Edge of forests and glades, scrub, sometimes beside streams, 2000-3500m.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourPurple 
Hardiness Zone6b-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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