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Dragon Arum Dracunculus vulgaris

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Phonetic Spelling
drak-UN-koo-lus vul-GAIR-iss
Description

'Dragon Arum' is an herbaceous perennial native to the rocky hills and slopes of the Mediterranean.  Its large maroon flowers have a highly unpleasant fragrance.  

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#perennial#spadix#maroon flowers#malodorous
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#perennial#spadix#maroon flowers#malodorous
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Dracunculus
    Species:
    vulgaris
    Family:
    Araceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe, Turkey, Algeria
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Spadix
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Description:
    Maroon tubular spadix flower with unpleasant fragrance.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Palmasect
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Fan-shaped palmately divided large leaves 12" long.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No