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Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant'

Monarch of the East

Plant Type:

BULBS

Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant' (syn. Typhonium venosum) - A tall, open red-purple arum flower jungle-spotted in chartreuse to spring green with a lurid black-purple tongue rising up from the bulbous base of the flower. Flowers erupt in winter / early spring. Enormous leaves up to 40 inches in diameter are reminiscent of those of a giant Arisaema triphyllum, very tropical looking and bold. Leaf stalks display large black-purple spots for additional tropical, jungle shadows affect... as if Sauromatum venosum would require it! 'Indian Giant' will be a spectacular curiosity planted in fertile, moist soil set in shade, part to dappled to sun. Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant' will tolerate clay. Established pot grown plant from offset.


Height:

40 in

Colors:

Chartreuse, Purple Red

Zone:

6 sheltered to 10
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Item Description Price  
SAURINDI Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $16.00 Sold Out


Characteristics and Attributes for Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Winter / Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Dappled Shade

Attributes

  • Conservatory
  • Potted Plant
  • Specimen
  • Collector Plant
  • Accent

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Moist

Origins

  • India
  • Himalayas

Propagated By

  • Offset