Arisaema speciosum has huge, tropical-like foliage and big burgundy spathes on a bold cobra lily.
This classic form of Arisaema speciosum has a purple and white spathe and a white spadix with a nearly three foot long, dangling, thread-like spathe appendage. It has large trifoliate leaves with red edges that are often dark purple underneath.
Common Name: Cobra Lily
Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-9
Light: Part Shade, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Forest edges, scrub, open slopes, 1800-3500m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas
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