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ARISAEMA speciosum 'Magnificum'
Height - 75cm (30in)
Spread - 15cm (6in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Tuberous - tuberous perennial. Produces spathes 10-15cm (4-6in) long in spring or summer. Mottled stem. Leaf has ovate to lance-ahaped leaflets 20-45cm (8-18in) long.
Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritant - These plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - slugs, vine weevils.
Place of origin - eastern Himalayas
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Seasonal Interest - Spring
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich. Do not allow dormant tubers to dry out. Mulch in winter.
Neutral to acid soil
Arisaema - Care Guide
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- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
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Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.