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

Arisaema intermedium is closely related to A. costatum and A. speciosum. It has green, sometimes purple-flushed, spathes with subtle white striping. Its most intriguing characteristic is the long thread-like spadix appendage which usually gets caught on the emerging leaf and hangs twisted from the leaflets. If you unwind this appendage it can often be more than three feet long! Easy to grow in part shade and light compost rich in humus. From Kashmir, India, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

Native Habitat:
Forests, 2700-3700m.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourGreen
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Full - Part Shade Shade Part Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourRed
Hardiness7-10 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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