Maroon flower spathe features a long fleshy, black pistil that resembles a pointy tongue. Easy to grow, comes back each year and attracts attention wherever it's planted. The spathe grows over 2-3' in length!
Light: Partial shade
Bloom Time: Late spring
Zones: 5 to 9
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Dracula Plant Product Details
10 - 15"
10 - 12"
5 - 9
Pedate dark green basal leaves (palmate leaves in which the basal lobes are leaflets also).
Spath with a fleshy pistil in each center.
Deep maroon with a near black pistil.
Plant 5 - 6" deep and 10 - 12" apart.
Well drained, humus enriched soil that dried out in the summer time.
Grown for their unusual blooms. Rich maroon color but foul smelling blooms accent attractive dark green foliage.
Dracula Plant Customer Reviews
Dracula PlantReview by Wilhelm J. Kiesselbach - Niles, MI, MI Posted on 2013-08-13 09:19:55
It is indeed spectacular.
I have a number of them in my garden. Do NOT plant near the house or near a place where people gather - it smells like rotting meat and attracts zillions of flies for pollination.