Arisaema ochraceum Arisaema nepenthoides

Arisaema ochraceum


A. nepenthoides is a tuberous perennial, to about 90cm, with dark green, five- or seven- fingered leaves on yellow-green stems splashed with black. The flowers appear before the leaves, and consist of a streaky stem and pale green spathe up to 20cm long with black and white stripes. A dense cone of red berries follows

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Common names

      Arisaema ochraceum

  • skullToxicity

    Ingestion may cause severe discomfort, skin and eye irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame in autumn or spring. Offsets may be removed in late summer

  • insectPests

    Susceptible to slugs and vine weevil

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free