• Arisaema griffithii

Arisaema griffithii

Cobra Lily
Size: Large tubers

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Quick Overview

  • Large arching Cobra-like inflorescence 
  • Elongated spadix appendage 
  • Stunning leopard-skin and stripes markings on the spathe 
  • Requires perfect drainage and partial shade
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Description

Arisaema griffithii, Cobra Lily, is one of the most dramatic of a the genus with a massive green and maroon spathe arising swiftly from the ground like the hooded shape of a cobra. This spathe is prominently striped with veins and spotted with leopard-skin markings in a dazzling display of botanical beauty.

It requires shade and a substrate with perfect drainage and should sit on a bed of sand and coarse bark and be thickly mulched in the winter.

Recommended. Very limited quantities only

Additional Information

Order Alismatales
Family Araceae
Sub-Family Aroideae
Synonyms Arisaema griffithii var. griffithii, Arisaema griffithii var. verrucosum, Arisaema hookeri, Arisaema hookerianum, Arisaema hookeri, Arisaema verrucosum
Geographical Origin India: Sikkim
Cultivation Partial or dappled shade. Perfect drainage is a must. Larger grade shingle, coarse bark and sharp sand should be added to an organically rich substrate. Mulch in winter
Eventual Height 50cm
Eventual Spread 30cm
Hardiness Hardy in the UK if drainage requirements are met. Mulch with coarse bark in the winter

Arisaema griffithii

Cobra Lily
Size: Large tubers

Availability: Sold Out

£7.99
You could receive 10 Palm Points for writing a review and/or rating this product.

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