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Amorphophallus bulbifer (Pink with Blotches)
Common Name: Devil's Tongue Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Amorphophallus bulbifer (Pink with Blotches)
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This form differs from the species in having longer stems with more intense stem markings, bigger flowers with more of a pink flush to the spathes and less spots, and larger, more ribbed foliage. The bulb will go dormant by fall. Bring the pot inside to a cool, dry place. Begin watering when you see the spike of the tightly-furled stem poking out of the soil in spring. Also available: The still intriguing normal form.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Indian Subcontinent
Native Habitat:
Loose leafy detritus in moist shady habitats.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourSpeckled Stem 
Hardiness Zone9-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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