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

Arisaema thunbergii
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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 - 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 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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