Typhonium venosum

Typhonium venosum

Voodoo Lily, Sauromatum venosum

£11.99

Pot Size:

2Ltr

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15 In stock

SKU: 44641
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Description

(syn. Sauromatum venosum, The Voodoo lily)
Family Araceae
Originating from India, Himalayas

In late spring, the flowering spathe of the Voodoo lily makes its presence known by scenting the garden with the acrid smell of rotting meat. The spathe is floppy, purple/brown and spotted, with a long purple spadix and is most unattractive in appearance. Fortunately the flower lasts only a few days before withering. A week or so later the lovely foliage begins to emerge – very large, lobed, dark green leaves held on a stiff, camouflaged-patterned stem.
A truly tropical-looking plant that has proved to be totally hardy in the ground at our nursery, slowly forming a colony and producing giant tubers, the size of footballs.
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun/shade.

Height and spread after 2 – 3 years 1m x 40cm

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Low clump forming, Spreading

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Low perennial

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