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Arum italicum ssp. italicum Silver Vein Pattern
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Arum italicum ssp. italicum Silver Vein Pattern

Italian Arum

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Item #: 4015

Zones: 4a to 10b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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In the late summer, the tropical aroid foliage emerges from dormancy to remain attractive all winter. Each glossy green arrowhead-shaped leaf features dramatic silver patterning, usually following the veins. In late spring, 12" white peace-lily-like flowers appear, followed by an attractive stalk of red berries. At this point, the plant goes to sleep for the summer, emerging again in late August. Italian arum will naturalize in woodland areas, albeit a slow process... I wouldn't garden without it!