Arisaema griffithii

  • Family:Araceae
  • Genus:Arisaema
  • Origin:Himalayas
  • Zone:z6
  • Light Level:Part sun to shade
  • Size:60 cm (2') / 35 cm (14")
  • Pot Size:1 gal
  • Description:A look at this arisaema and one can understand where the name Cobra Lily comes from. Coming out of the ground its so bizarre it looks extraterrestrial. The Leaves are almost black as they erupt. The huge reptilian spathe goes from chocolate to green with marvellous markings. It may need to be given protection or the bulb lifted for winter.