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ARUM italicum marmoratum

Commonly known as Lords and Ladies

Pale green or cream veined leaves on this tuberous perennial
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Arrow- to spear-shaped leaves to 35cm (14in) long lasting from late winter to late spring
  • White
    Greenish white
  • Height
    30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    15cm (6in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tuberous
    Tuberous perennial. Produces pale, greenish white spathes 15-40cm (6-16in) long followed by spikes of orange-red berries
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ARUM italicum marmoratum

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Needs a sunny site to flower well. A shadier site produces larger leaves.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Europe, Turkey, northern Africa
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Toxic if eaten
    People and pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin & eye irritant
    People and pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents
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30cm (12in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  15cm (6in)
 

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