Amorphophallus konjac (Devil's Tongue)

Family: Araceae

Zone:  6 - 10
Natural Range:  China, Japan
Soil:  Average, humus rich
Light:  Part shade
Height:  4'
Bloom Time:  May
Attracts:  NA
Pest Resistance:  Deer
Attributes:  Deciduous.  Spotted stalk and divided leaf.  Giant dark purple-red vase-like flower before the foliage emerges. 
Notes: This species has been more winter wet tolerant than others.  In colder climates can be dug and stored in sawdust in the garage like you would Dahlia tubers.
Pot Size: Large Band Pot