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Sauromatum venosum


Sauromatum venosum is a weird, otherworldly looking aroid with a 2 foot tall inflorescence speckled deep purple and yellow.

Sauromatum venosum is a weird, otherworldly looking aroid. In spring the 2 foot tall, very narrow 1 inch wide flower stalk begins to unfurl, its inside patterned violet and yellow. A mottled green and black stem and leaves much like its Arisaema relatives follow in summer. Also may be known as Sauromatum guttatum, Arum cornutum, Typhonium venosum. Choose a spot that will stay dry over winter. At the nursery we don't begin to water until after growth emerges.

Common Name: Voodoo Lily - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Burgundy

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture:

Stem Colour: Burgundy

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent

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