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Sauromatum Guttatum or to you and me Voodoo Lily


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#41 greenBen

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 20:28 PM

Even with all my weird and fussy plants around this one still impresses me every time I see one in flower!

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 20:55 PM

Stand next to one and inhale deeply.

You'll be even more impressed :shock:

#43 AndrewLuton

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 20:55 PM

Even with all my weird and fussy plants around this one still impresses me every time I see one in flower!

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Poor thing is looking a bit sorry for itself now.

Looking forward to some nice healthy leaves this year :shock:

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Posted 28 April 2009 - 11:50 AM

Decide to recycle this old post- :lol:

Am a bit concerned as my bulbs have still not sent up a leaf yet. They have been in soil for 2 months now. I recently checked them and they have not rotted and have a very small shoot which has yet to break the soil. Is it not quite late or do they normally shoot this late in the spring.

I have some Dracunculus vulgaris happily growing in the garden, about 16 inches- maybe they are just early growers :roll:

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Posted 28 April 2009 - 14:51 PM

Hi Andrew

I wouldn't worry too much. My big, mature plant has just shown itself above the soil and has been standing outside all winter. Maybe the colder than average winter this year has knocked them back somewhat?

While my Arisaema sikkokianum is flowering away at the moment, the A. costatum have only just appeared above the soil and for the third year running the A. yunnanense hasn't flowered at all.



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Posted 28 April 2009 - 22:39 PM

Thanks Andy- glad to hear I'm not the only one with slow growing bulbs :JC_cupidgirl:

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Posted 15 May 2009 - 19:16 PM

Thanks Andy- glad to hear I'm not the only one with slow growing bulbs :laugh:


the same for me here, Andrew. I was starting to worry..

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Posted 16 May 2009 - 08:08 AM

Mine have only just broken the surface of the soil. Not expecting to much from them this year. :huh:

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Posted 16 May 2009 - 15:02 PM

Mine must be early then, but they've been in the greenhouse every one has a flower bud cant move at the moment that much growth like a jungle in there lol

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Posted 16 July 2009 - 20:33 PM

Hi

I've got the same plant like you for many years. But I think the real name is not Sauromatum guttatum or venosum.
The real name is Typhonium venosum.
And when the plant flowering she doesn'n need erth or water.

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Posted 10 October 2009 - 16:16 PM

All of my stems have now drooped and looking pretty messy. Would now be a good life to lift the bulbs out and store over winter or should I wait a bit longer?