Native Region: eastern Himalayas
Zone Range: 7-9
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Thursday 08 August, 2013
Seed count: 15-20
This tuberous perennial has two large leaves that are divided into three ovate leaflets, and in early summer produces a purple or green, heavily-veined spathe, which is hooded like a cobra. Height 24 inches.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in fall or spring. Grow in moist but well-drained, neutral to acidic, humusy soil in a cool, partly shaded site.