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Dracunculus vulgaris is a species of aroid, noted for its large, dark purple flowers that smell like a rotting carcass. It is native to the Balkans. The plant is attractive, with a speckled stem and palmate leaves.
It prefers a moist, fertile soil, but should not be overwatered. It grows in full sun or part shade. It is an easy care plant.
Propagation is by division, or by seed.
Flower colour: Purple
Flowering season: spring summer
The flower smells of rotting meat
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: not specified
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: This plant attracts flies.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: not specified.
Sand: not specified.
Soil pH: 6.5-7.5
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.