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Voodoo lily  

Sauromatum venosum

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Voodoo lily is part of the Sauromatum genus and its scientific name is Sauromatum venosum.

This lily produces a flower that emits a foul odor much like rotting meat in order to attract the particular fly pollinator.1

This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Pansy purple.

Voodoo lily grows as an annual/perennial and is a flowering ornamental / flower. Being an annual / perennial plant, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years.

Voodoo lily is known for its erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 90.0 cm (2.93 feet).

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Voodoo lily have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Voodoo lily

  • Dappled Sun

  • Full Shade

  • Medium

A dappled sun / full shade position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 6 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

See our list of companion Plants for Voodoo lily to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Voodoo lily from seed

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Other names for Voodoo lily


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