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Arisaema engleri

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Arisaema engleri
  • Family: Araceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Arisaema engleri is native to the Hubei Province of China. In spring, a dark purple and white striped, green-speckled pitcher flower sits on a central purple stem, among broad, dark green, lush foliage.

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Plant tubers 15-25cm deep in winter or early spring. For best results grow Arisaema engleri in moist, well-drained soil in a cool, partially shaded site. Mulch in winter when the plants have died down and protect from late frosts in spring.

How to grow Arisaema engleri

  • Plant size

    45cm height

    15cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade, full shade
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / chalky / alkaline / boggy
  • Plant care: Needs regular watering in pots

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Arisaema engleri and wildlife

Arisaema engleri has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Arisaema engleri poisonous?

Arisaema engleri can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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