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Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima

Dominatrix Jack-in-the-Pulpit

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Item #: 2663

Zones: 5a to 8b

Dormancy: Winter, Fall

Height: 15" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: Bare Root / 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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(syn: Arisaema urashima) Each 15" tall, dusty purple stalk of Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima is topped by one horizontal leaf with 11-15 narrow leaflets radiating out from a central horseshoe-shaped base. In mid-spring, the flower emerges from the main stalk with a purple pitcher. The top cover narrows to a point that hangs over the front of the pitcher and from inside emerges a purple, whip-like tail extending upward to nearly 18"...a true dominatrix moment! Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima is a very easy-to-grow aroid that offsets well unlike many of its cousins. Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima is best in typical to dry woodland conditions.

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