Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum
Sauromatum venosum

Sauromatum venosum

"Voodoo lily"

Sauromatum venosum

1 bulb — £4.95

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Description

Create an amazing, exotic-looking planting scheme with this dark and alluring aroid Sauromatum venosum (Voodoo Lily). If you have a taste for unusual plants with a hint of peculiar, this wacky number is right up your street! Any connoisseur for plants with spectacular, intricate detail will be well and truly drawn in to the magnificent, dramatic beauty of this dark charmer, which from early summer speedily produces an arum-like spotted spathe centred by a great long dark maroon spadix. Later, you’ll get an unusual round formation of long pointed leaves too!

A native to Africa, Japan and China, you’ll also be surprised at how easy to grow Sauromatum venosum is! Thriving in a sheltered spot and looking fabulous among other bold tropical varieties, this fascinating architectural plant is the perfect addition to any lush, leafy oasis. Plant your Voodoo Lilies in groups for a big impact – given the right conditions, and you can enjoy this tropical treasure year after year.

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Suitable for indoors

  • Comes back every year

  • Great for shade

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Needs winter protection

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Sauromatum venosum

  • Flower colour

    Brown, red

  • Bulb size

    24/+

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    9 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full shade
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Indoors
    Pots
    Borders
    Exotic gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Requires specific conditions

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed until 29 February 2025
    You can expect your order in February/March 2025

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
    You can expect your order in March/April 2025

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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