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Araceae

Arisaema

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Arisaema sikokianum

Plants in this genus are spring- or summer-flowering tuberous or rhizomatous perennials of moist woodlands. They are most notable for their showy and unusual hooded, funnel-shaped, fleshy spikes enclosing the insignificant flowers, often followed by colorful red to orange berries

Noteworthy CharacteristicsGrown for the attractive, unusual, and distinctive hooded flowers.

CarePlant tubers or rhizomes 2-10 inches deep in autumn. Grow in moist well-drained soil, neutral to acidic, in part shade.

PropagationMost species produce offsets which can be removed in autumn.

ProblemsSlugs and vine weevils. Rust, anthracnose, leaf blight, and mosaic.

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