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Arum italicum

Italian arum

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to May
  • Height0.35m to 0.4m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourGreen-white
  • Leaf ColourMid green variegated

Description

Arum italicum (Italian arum). This is an Italian Arum which is grown for its foliage and bright red berry clusters that will appear after the flowering in late summer. The foliage is very glossy and bright green in colour.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

Europe, N.Africa, Turkey, Mediterranean

Interest and use

Ground cover, ornamental, naturaliser.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous.

Propagation

Seed in autumn or by division in early autumn.

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