Arthropodium candidum 'Maculatum'

Arthropodium candidum ‘Maculatum’

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Arthropodium candidum 'Maculatum'
  • Family: Asparagaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Bronze

Native to New Zealand, Arthropodium candidum ‘Maculatum’ forms a low carpet of bronze, grass-like leaves, from which sprays of small, starry flowers on short wiry stems appear in spring and summer. It’s perfect for growing in a rock garden or at the edge of a path, and makes a great specimen for a container display.

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Grow Arthropodium candidum ‘Maculatum’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Sow seeds in winter so the cold can break their dormancy – they may take very many months to appear.

How to grow Arthropodium 'Maculatum'

  • Plant size

    15cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do not Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Arthropodium 'Maculatum' and wildlife

Arthropodium 'Maculatum' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Arthropodium 'Maculatum' poisonous?

Arthropodium 'Maculatum' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People