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EvergreenIn mild areas. Semi-erect, arrow-shaped, glossy, bright green leaves to 45cm (18in) long.
Height and Spread
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialClump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Produces a succession of spathes 10-15cm (4-6in) long
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Hardy - average winterHardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)Borderline
ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Crowborough'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowCan be grown as a marginal pond plantPests & DiseasesAphids, thrips, fungal and bacterial rots and viruses.Place of originSouth Africa, Lesotho
Garden Location/ConditionsBog garden
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich. Protect with deep winter mulch.Wet or boggy soil
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(People & Pets)Skin & eye irritant(People & Pets)
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