• Arum pictum

Arum pictum

Size: ex 1.5L pots

Availability: Sold Out

£9.99

Quick Overview

  • Hardy Aroid
  • Glossy green foliage with thin purple-red margin
  • Inflorescence has maroon spathe with dark purple spadix
  • Autumn flowering
You could receive 10 Palm Points for writing a review and/or rating this product.

Description

Arum pictum is a highly desirable medium-sized Arum from the Mediterranean with a maroon spathe and a dark purple spadix. The foliage is glossy, somewhat rounded and with a thin purple-red margin. The inflorescence usually appears before the foliage although it is not uncommon for the foliage to appear at much the same time. It is the only Arum that flowers in autumn and should not be confused with the dubiously named Arum italicum 'Pictum' which has a greenish spathe and flowers in the Spring. Arum pictum requires a moist but well-drained substrate with plenty of grit and some sharp sand to keep it free-draining. It prefers a sunny aspect and is perfectly hardy in the UK providing it has good drainage.

A choice plant. These are established growing plants in 1L pots not tubers.

Additional Information

Order Alismatales
Family Araceae
Sub-Family Aroideae
Synonyms Arisarum pictum, Arum balearicum, Arum corsicum, Arum pictum subsp. sagittifolium, Gymnomesium pictum
Geographical Origin Corsica, Sardinia, Balearics
Cultivation Sun. A moist but well drained gritty soil. Feed well in the growing season
Eventual Height 40-50cm
Eventual Spread 60cm
Hardiness Hardy in most UK locations if given a well-drained substrate. Benefits from a winter mulch of bark

Arum pictum

Size: ex 1.5L pots

Availability: Sold Out

£9.99
You could receive 10 Palm Points for writing a review and/or rating this product.

You may also be interested in the following items

Asarum splendens

Asarum splendens

£7.99
Pinellia pedatisecta

Pinellia pedatisecta

Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Green Goddess'

Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Green Goddess'

£7.99

Free DELIVERY

ON ALL UK ORDERS OVER £99

THIS OFFER IS VALID ON ALL OUR STORE ITEMS.