Plant:very large tuberous perennial
Origin: Southeastern Asia
Zone: 7 - 10
Flowers: powerfully putrid, mottled spathe and spadix on 24-48" stalks in late wnter or early spring
Foliage: single leaf pedately divided to 60" emerge in summer
Culture: sun to shade; grows well in most soils; excels in water gardens; keep dry during winter dormancy; can be grown in large containers; great for conservatories; rarely bothered by pests or diseases.