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Arisaema concinnum

Chinese Cobra Lily

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Item #: 3016

Zones: 6a to 8b, at least

Height: 30" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: China

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

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

The Himalayan Jack-in-the-pulpit, Arisaema concinnum, is one of the most statuesque species in the genus Arisaema. The green stems emerge in late May or early June in NC and rise to 2-3'. Atop each stem sits one leaf, divided into 7-13 long leaflets. The leaf and flower of Arisaema concinnum emerge at nearly the same time with a dark purple-and-white striped pitcher and an extended, threadlike tip. Inside the pitcher, you will find the "preacher" tucked neatly out of the weather. This is a stoloniferous species that will make a nice clump after a few seasons.