Lords and Ladies

Arum italicum 'Marmoratum'

Lords and Ladies - Arum italicum 'Marmoratum'

Common Name: Lords and Ladies
Genus: Arum
Species: italicum
Cultivar: 'Marmoratum'

It is thought that the Genus name refers to the adverse reaction if this plant is eaten.

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.15 m (15 cm)

Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green, Variegated, Cream

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This tuberous perennial has long, tapering leaves that have prominent pale green veins. The leaves are only present during winter and spring. During summer this plant produces light green spathes, followed by poisonous clusters of bright orange berries.