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Pinellia tripartita 'Atropurpurea'

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinellia (pie-NEL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: tripartita (try-par-TEE-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Atropurpurea

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive lupinelover On Aug 27, 2002, lupinelover from Grove City, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

A wonderful aroid, new offsets produced and grow all summer, making good clumps pretty fast. Easy to grow, and the flower has to be seen to be believed!

Regional...

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

Chesterland, Ohio
Hubbard, Oregon



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