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Amorphophallus bulbifera /Voodoo Lily

Amorphophallus bulbifera    / Amorphophallus bulbifera
Large plant in an August landscape with smaller plants coming up
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Large plant in an August landscape with smaller plants coming up

Compound leaves in sujmmer

Stem has interesting coloration

Closer view of blotching on stem of young plant

Stem blotchning varies from plant to plant and may darken with age

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Scientific Name: Amorphophallus bulbifera
Common Name: Voodoo Lily
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Flower emits unpleasant odor. Striking coarse textured foliage and stems with dark splotches. Plant in fertile well drained soils that have a generous amount of humus incorporated in the planting mix. Grow in conditions similar to ferns and other herbaceous shade plants.