£14.00 – £106.00
Arisaema candidissimum. Fully to half hardy perennial. Being a woodland plant, needs a damp, humus soil and part sun part shade. Produces large, striped, hooded spathes on dark green mottled stems. Perfect in borders or woodland garden, Also good for growing in pots. Native habitat – China, Japan, eastern Himalayas and South America.
May – July
1 bulb, 3 bulbs, 9 bulbs
Plant: Late March-April. 10 cm deep. Spacing 15 cm. Flowers May-June. Height 20-30 cm.
Fully Hardy, Perennial. It is always best to start these bulbs in pots either in a greenhouse or a sheltered dry area in the garden. The rounded side of the bulb is the bottom, the roots come from the top. Use a John Innes No. 1 or 2 compost. It is best not to water after planting until the bulb has rooted. Once in growth you can plant out. A dappled shaded area of the garden is needed. Provided you have well-drained soil these bulbs will reappear every year for years to come, mulch over in the winter to protect from frost.
Propagation: By removing offsets in spring or summer.