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ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica

Commonly known as Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily

White flowers. Best grown in a damper boggy area
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£12.50 each
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  • Evergreen - in mild areas. Semi-erect, arrow-shaped, glossy, bright green leaves to 45cm (18in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Produces a succession of spathes to 25cm (10in) long with creamy yellow spadices
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy 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)
  • Full sun
  • 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.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can be grown as an aquatic marginal in water to 30cm (12in) deep.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, thrips, fungal and bacterial rots and viruses.
  • Place of origin - South Africa, Lesotho. Introduced into UK by Francis Masson (Kew) c. 1796
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich. Protect with deep winter mulch.
  • Wet or boggy soil
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  90cm (36in)
 

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ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Crowborough'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
Variety with shorter spathes
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ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Green Goddess'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
Large green flowers
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ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Marshmallow'

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Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
Pale pink
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