This form of Amorphophallus bulbifer has intense stem markings and more pink in the spathes than the species.
This form differs from the species Amorphophallus bulbifer 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.
Common Name: Devil's Tongue
Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-10
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Stem Colour: Speckled Stem
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Loose leafy detritus in moist shady habitats.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent
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