An easy to grow species with an ornamental blotched stem bearing a large leaf that is divided into many slender leaflets resembling spokes of an umbrella. The green or purple striped flower forms below the foliage. Semi-shade. Good drainage. Hardy. Winter dormant
It is most important to site these plants in a shady spot where the bulbs will remain dry over winter. If the bulbs are wet during winter they will rot out. Arisaemas are best planted in the same situation as Hosta's. They will naturally go dormant in autumn and winter. Fertiliser can be applied but is not essential.