(1mABCDe) Amorphophallus bulbifer
Your Snake Lily will be a great talking piece as it goes through its strange life cycle. The one metre stem is patterned like a carpet snake skin and unfurls into an interesting leaf arrangement. At around its third year it will push up a thick short stem which produces a lovely pink arum flower. After flowering bright red fruit is produced on the spadix. There is a seed inside each fruit..Snake Lily dies off in autumn each year & comes back in spring. Dappled shade to full sun in a moist position. These are bulbs in 75mm pots….These are third year bulbs.
…..Priced at $14.90 for 3-3.8cm diameter bulbs
or $18.90 for 4-5cm diameter bulbs
PS Amorphophallus species produce some of the worlds most amazing flowering arrangements.