Arums are unusual plants, with flowers consisting of a hood, called a spathe, with the sexual parts, the spadix, inside. The spathe has interesting colours, usually muted greens, browns, creams, often with vertical stripes. The flowers are followed by dense spikes of red fruit in the autumn.
Arum hygrophilum has a green spathe with maroon edges and a maroon spadix.
||Mid to late spring|
||open, sunny position|
||any good garden soil|
||20 - 60 cm|