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Arisaema ringens


One of the best Arisaema for gardens. Arisaema ringens is long-blooming with attractive, shiny foliage & distinctive snake-like spathes.

This common Asian species is one of the best for gardens. It has glorious three-parted foliage, gray-green and glossy, and a unique green-and purple, rather fist-shaped flower. Arisaema ringens is an easy long-lived garden plant that forms large clumps with time. Worth growing as a handsome foliage plant with the bonus of very cool flowers. Always popular.

Common Name: Cobra Lily

Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Burgundy

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Woodland clearnings in leafy soil at low altitudes near the seacoast.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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