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Arum italicum ‘Pictum’

Italian arum

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & September
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.45m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourCream
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Arum italicum ‘Pictum’ (Italian arum). A tuber which flowers in late spring. In autumn, semi-erect leaves with cream-white veins are borne, followed by pale green or cream-white spathes, then red berries in autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Shrub

Other common names

Lords and ladies

Origin

Mediterranean

Interest and use

Ornamental, naturaliser, borders.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This plant is ideal for flower arrangements.

Propagation

Seed in autumn or by division in early autumn.

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