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Pinellia tripartita 'Gold Dragon'
Common Name: Green Dragon Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Pinellia tripartita 'Gold Dragon'
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Pinellias are often referred to as the poor sisters of the arisaemas likely due to their less dramatic flowers. Well this pinellia has the arisaemas beat for foliage! The exciting and exotic leaves of this selection are gold or variegated gold. The fragrant white to green 'jack-in-the-pulpit' flowers are small but offer long spadices that lick at the air above. Prefers fertile, humus-rich soil in part sun/part shade.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Dense broad- leaved forests

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourGreen 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGold Variegated - Gold 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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