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One of the rarest and most dramatic of the Japanese arisaemas, native to Shikoku Island, rarely offered for sale. The swooping purple striped spathe is dramatically rolled at the edges and is held above the one divided leaf. Needs very well-drained soil, high in organic content, in light to medium shade. USDA Zones 6-9
Asia - China and Japan
Shaded places in woodland conditions, on humus, in primary evergreen forests, along streams, granite bedrocks, 750-1300m.