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Amorphophallus titanum, Titan Arum

Amorphophallus titanum

Titan Arum
Family: Araceae
Origin: Sumatra
Large shrub 5-10 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterUnusual colorRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Amorphophallus titanum inflorescence can reach over 3 metres (10 ft) in height. In the case of the titan arum, the spathe is a deep green on the outside and dark burgundy red on the inside, with a deeply furrowed texture.

After the flower dies back, a single leaf, which reaches the size of a small tree, grows from the underground corm.

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