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Arisaema nenepthoidesThe pitcher-like, striped and spotted spathe rising above the shiny foliage makes this one of the loveliest in the group. The leathery umbrella-like foliage is dark shiny green with various markings of red and brown and a prominently mottled stem. Cold hardy and the earliest to flower.Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema speciosumOne of the amazing species from the Himalayas. Spathe purplish-pink, violet and white with dark purple-red stripes. Spadix appendage upto 45cm long. The stems are intensely mottled and carries trifoliate leaves with red border. Hardy and easy to grow in half shade. Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema tortuosumA very vigorous grower often 200 cm tall. Combines apple green to purplish green spathes with curved ascending stout spadix and magnificent foliage. Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema utileClosely resembles A. griffithii but the flowers are smaller. The spathe is evenly bronze to reddish brown in colour without clear reticulations. It has good fragrance! We recommend it for outdoor gardens in cold countries as it is very cold hardy.Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema galeatumThe specific names originates from Latin galea meaning helmet. The spathe which is light green run by vertical white lines and recurves suddenly forming a helmet-like structure. Leaves trifoliate and above the inflorescence.Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema griffithiiThis one is, of course, the most astonishing of all the Himalayan Arisaemas. Very easy to grow as an outdoor woodland garden plant in cold areas. The spathe is large and beautifully ornamented. The spadix appendage can be upto 20” long. Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema griffithii Var PradhaniiThis variety was earlier described as A. pradhanii by Kew botanist C.E.C. Fischer in honour of Rai Saheb Ratna Bahadur Pradhan of Rhenock, Sikkim. It is much more ornamental, and is distinguished from the type by much larger, 18-25 cm wide spathe. The spadix appendage can be over 50 cm long.Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema intermediumTrifoliate leaves and intense green spathe and very long spadix appendage. Grows to height of approximately 45cm. Cold hardy and excellent garden plant.Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema jaquemontiiThe spathe is 10-15 cm long, light green with white longitudinal lines.The spadix appendage spreads upwards. A cold hardy and compact plant recommended for rock gardens.Oct 12, 2009
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Arisaema albumOct 12, 2009
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Arisaema barnesiiOct 12, 2009
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Arisaema concinnumA good hardy Arisaema to start with for the amateur grower. Very elegant, umbrella-like foliage with purple or green striped flowers. Cold tolerant.Oct 12, 2009
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