Anchomanes difformis

Botanical names:
Anchomanes difformis Accepted
Anchomanes difformis var. welwitschii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 10 feet (.9-3 m)
Fruit: Other: Berry purple when ripe.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pink to Dark maroon spathe. Rose pink to cream spadix.
Flower Size: 5"-6"
Inflorescence Type: Spadix
Underground structures: Tuber
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Thorned
Goes Dormant


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Amorphophallus and friends by eclayne May 28, 2017 5:06 AM 181
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