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LYSICHITON americanus

Bog arum, Yellow skunk cabbage

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  • Good to know - allow plenty of room for the leaves to develop.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - western North America.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - in metres - 1m (3ft)
  • Spread - in metres - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - marginal aquatic perennial which dies down in winter. Rosettes of oval, strongly-veined, glossy, leathery, mid- to dark-green leaves 50-120cm (20-48in) long. Spathes to 40cm (16in) long.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Wet or boggy soil - fertile and humus-rich. Margins of stream or pond.
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
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Water loving bog plant with large yellow flowers

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individually £14.50 each, 3+ £11.66 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Pot size: 1.5 or 2 Litre

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