Dracunculus vulgaris

Corms are 2 to 3 cms in width. (Dragon Lily). Large purple spathe and spadix. Large palmate leaves. Sun best but tolerates some shade. Winter dormant.

Corms are 2-3 cms in width.  (Dragon Lily).  Large purple spathe and spadix. Unpleasant smell when in flower. The large palmate leaves have beautiful markings and occasional cream flecks along the veins.  Tolerates some shade but prefers full sun.  This can withstand drought but benefits from a little watering.  Humus-rich, well-drained soil. Winter dormant.