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PlantFiles: Sikkim Cobra Lily
Arisaema utile

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Arisaema (air-uh-SEE-muh) (Info)
Species: utile (YOO-tih-lee) (Info)

Synonym:Arisaema verrucosum var. utile

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Bulbs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Green
Purple
Dark Purple/Black
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured
Veined

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Seattle, Washington



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