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|Flowering and growth height:||24 - 28 inch|
|Planting depth:||6 - 8 inch|
|Planting distance:||10 - 12 inch|
|Hardiness zone:||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Suitable for pots and planters:||No|
|Attracting bees and butterflies:||No|
|Deer and rodent proof:||Yes|
|Available:||January till May|
This extraordinary cobra lily (Arisaema speciosum) is native to the Himalayas, Tibet and Nepal. This exotic perennial is a member of the Arum-family. The Arisaema speciosum flowers in May and June. The hood-like spathe is around 15 cm long and is purple violet with white stripes on the outside and a lighter coloured violet with white stripes on the inside. The total height of this cobra lily is around 60 cm and the spathe starts half way and can grow to around 30 cm long. The spadix is green and purple violet coloured.
The perennial needs a relatively moist place and is not very hardy. It is recommended to cover this plant to protect it from severe frost. This way you are able to enjoy this cobra lily for years.