Grow this stunning plant on the edge of naturalized areas in partial shade and enjoy its Calla-like, creamy white flowers in late spring and early summer. After flowering, this unique plant produces striking, orange-red berries, closely clustered on a spike. Its variegated, arrow-shaped foliage goes dormant in summer, but reappears in late fall, adding interest in the winter garden. Arum italicum
Sun Exposure:Partial Shade, Full Shade
Height/Habit:12 - 18 inches
Spread:12 - 18 inches
Spacing:3 - 6 inches
Flowering Date:April to May
Planting Instructions:Plant 6" deep and 3-6" apart.
Winter Care:In zones north of zone 6, consider digging up and storing in a frost-free, unheated garage for the winter months.
Shipped:4+ CM BULB
Flower Form:Calla-like flower. (Jack-in-the-Pulpit type flower)
Lift Zone:3- 4
Foliage Type:Arrow-shaped leaves with attractive pale green veining, which die back when the plant blooms and reappear in late fall.
Resistance:Good resistance to pests and disease.
Pruning:Remove dead foliage in early spring, before new growth emerges.