Also known as
Brook Leek, Voodoo Lily, Drakondia, Dragon, Dragon's Female, Edderwort, Faverole, Indian Turnip, Snake Plant, Common Dracunculus, Devil's-Tongue, Dragon-Lily
Dracunculus vulgaris LC0044-3 by Jörg Hempel (CC BY-SA 3.0 de)
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Dragon Arum Overview
Deciduous, tuberous perennial species with stems spotted with purple and wide foliage capable of reaching sizes exceeding 30cm across. Leaves are narrowly lobed and sometimes splashed with silver colouring. Flowers are dramatic, with a hooded, deep purple spathe measuring around 60cm long that surrounds a purple-black coloured spadix.
How to propagate Dragon Arum
Propagate from seed or offsets.
Other uses of Dragon Arum
Grown for their distinct spathes.