Arum italicum /Italian arum

Arum italicum   / Arum italicum
Planting growing in deep shade (winter and spring foliage)
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Planting growing in deep shade (winter and spring foliage)

Fruiting bodies on well established planting (summer)

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Scientific Name: Arum italicum
Common Name: Italian arum
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: In warmer climates the leaves remain green over winter, but the plant goes dormant during the late summer everywhere. A wonderful perennial in the woodland garden and other naturalistic sites where humus has accumulated over a long period. Over time, clumps will spread and form relatively large colonies of plants with handsome variegated arrow-shaped foliage.