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Arum italicum subsp. italicum ‘Marmoratum’

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  • Botanical name: Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum'
  • Family: Araceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb

Arum italicum subsp. italicum ‘Marmoratum’ is an attractive plant with large, arrow-shaped, glossy green leaves heavily marbled with cream. Over time it makes a dense carpet that covers the ground from late autumn till mid spring. In spring pale green spathes grow well above the leaves, followed in autumn by a display of vivid red berries. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

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Grow Arum italicum subsp. italicum ‘Marmoratum’ in moist but well-drained soil in shade, ideally beneath trees and shrubs. It’s also suitable for underplanting hosta.

How to grow Arum 'Marmoratum'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade, full shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

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Fruits
Fruits

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Plant does fruit in October

Plant does fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

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Arum 'Marmoratum' and wildlife

Arum 'Marmoratum' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Arum 'Marmoratum' poisonous?

Arum 'Marmoratum' can be toxic.

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No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

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