Some of the most wild and wonderful plants belong to this genus. Mostly sought after by plant geeks, Arisaema are choice novelties for the curious. Exotic, palmately compound leaves with three or more leaflets arise from a single stem. Each flower consists of a spathe or pulpit, which is usually the most colorful part of the flower and a spadix, a strange male extremity that emerges from the spathe. Good drainage is required while light requirements vary with each species.