Unique in appearence, with its light bulb looking shape coming out of the inflorescence, this is the favourite species of many gardeners, and justifiably so. it definitely attracts alot of attention when in bloom in April/May, and is also very easy to grow in pots in a humus rich well drained soil. This is native to the island of Shikoku in Japan, where it grows in half shade in woodlands in humus rich, porous soil.
Superb specimen tubers available. Grows easily in either raised beds or pots in humus rich soil in half-shade - incorporaote pine bark and perlite to the mix to help aerate and aid drainage. Flowers in April/May.