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Arisaema candidissimum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Striped Cobra Lily
Faintly fragrant.The spathe is green and white striped tinged pink. Leaves have 3 lobes.
Spathes are produced in June. The tuber multiplies readily and offsets can bloom in three years

Height to 60cm / 24”
Hardy.
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema concinnum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
The spathe is green or purple, vertically striped with white. Very attractive single radiate leaf with up to 13 leaflets

Spathes are produced in May and June. After flowering, in July they produce orange-red berries

Height to 60cm / 24”
Hardy.
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema costatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
Hooded deep purple black spathe which can dangle to the ground. The leaves are heavily veined and often have a bright red margin

Plant 6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in semi shade

Flowers June to September
Height to 35cm / 14”
Hardy
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema fargesii

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
‘Green Dragon’
An American variety The spathe is green and held beneath the leaves. Leaves have 7 leaflets

Spathes are produced in May and June. If fertilised they produce orange-red berries in September

Height to 130cm / 52”
Hardy.
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema flavum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Yellow Cobra lily 
Yellow-green spathes with a purple throat are held just at the height of the foliage.  The leaves are
This form has a longer/bigger spathe than the abbreviatum form.
Arisaema flavum is self-fertile and the clusters of berries produced in autumn are reliably fertile, and will multiply from seeds and offset tubers

Bulb Size:
Flowering
Flowers  June/July
Height to 18” (45cm)

Arisaema flavum abbreviatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Yellow Cobra Lily
Tuberous plant producing a yellow flower spathe in early summer, it is a vigorous grower and multiplies well. The six-part palmate leaves follow, making an umbrella of foliage.

Flowering: May - June. Height: 30cm+.

Arisaema galeatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
Emerald green helmet-shaped spathe pale green spathes with white stripes.

Flowers June to September
Height to 60cm / 24”
Hardy

Arisaema griffithii

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
Large deep purple and green spathe, heavily veined and hooded like a cobra. Two leaves each with 3 leaflets

Flowers April-May
Height to 50cm / 20”
Half-hardy: Lift for the winter or grow in pots.
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema griffithii var pradhanii

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily 
An altogether bigger selection of A griffithii with a much wider spathe to 25cm and spadix to 50 cm long.

Flowers April-May 
Height to 100cm / 36”
Half-hardy: Lift for the winter or grow in pots.
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shad

 

Arisaema jacquemontii

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Jacquemont's Cobra Lily
Green spathes with white stripes and a prominent tip extension. Usually has two leaves, each with five to seven leaflets
If fertilised will produce red berries/seeds in autumn

Bulb Size: Flowering
Flowers June/July
Height to 28" (70cm)

Arisaema nepenthoides

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
Brownish-red with some pink streaks long-tubed spathe up to 13cm (5”) long
Brown and straw mottled stems.

Flowers May-June
Height to 75cm / 30”
Half-hardy: will need some protection from the worst of the winter weather
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema propinquum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Wallich’s Cobra Lily 
Purple spathes with white stripes with a hint of green and long protruding spadix. Glossy green three lobed leaves. A variable species related to A griffithii.

Bulb Size: Flowering
Flowers late spring
Height to 36” (90cm)
Grow in moist, well drained part shade

Arisaema ringens

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Japanese Cobra Lily 
Early flowering and distinctive Japanese species with a brown or green striped spathe, heavily folded. Large three lobed leaves Will form big tubers and good clumps over time

Bulb Size: Flowering
Flowers April/May
Height  to 36” (90cm) Grow in well drained humus-rich soil in light, half or dappled shade

Arisaema sikokianum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Japanese Cobra Lily
The spathe appears above the foliage and is purple outside with thin white stripes inside. The distinctive white club shaped spadix appears above the mouth of the spathe. Very attractive shiny leaves with 3-5  leaflets

Spathes are produced early, in March & April. If fertilised orange berries are produced in November

Height to 70cm / 28”
Hardy but short lived. Propagate from seed
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema speciosum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
A large single leaf with a pink margin to the three leaflets on a mottled stem.Red-brown and white striped spathe has a dark purple spadix which will reach down to the ground.

Flowers May-June
Height to 60cm / 24”
Half-hardy: will need some protection from the worst of the winter weather
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema taiwanense

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Taiwan Cobra Lily 
A whorl of  long pointed leaflets on spotted dark stems, with dark purple-brown spathe with a long tip and a white spadix held just below. If pollinated will develop a heavy load of red berries

Bulb Size: Flowering
Flowers late spring
Height to 36” (90cm)
Grow in moist, well drained part shade.

Arisaema tortuosum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Whipcord Cobra Lily
Two or three leaves with flat parasols of up to 15 leaflets. Pale green and grey spathes. Purple and green whip-like spadix

Flowers April - June
Height to 36” (120 cm)
Hardy
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema tryphyllum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
A large single leaf with a pink margin to the three leaflets on a mottled stem.Red-brown and white striped spathe has a dark purple spadix which will reach down to the ground.

Flowers May-June
Height to 60cm / 24”
Half-hardy: will need some protection from the worst of the winter weather
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade

Arisaema triphyllum quinatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Five leaved form of A triphyllum
Very variable with spathe colour from green to dark striping, over mottled stems

Bulb Size: Flowering
Flowers  April/June
Height  to 24” (60cm)

Arisaema utile

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cobra Lily
Bronze and red/brown flaring spathes, Similar to A. griffithii, with a slightly smaller spathe. Two leaves each with three leaflets to 60cms/ 24”

Flowers June to September
Height to 45cm / 18”
Hardy
Plant with the top of the tuber 4-6” deep in rich well drained humus rich soil in light or dappled shade