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 byzantinum has flowers that are green with a purple spathe and a yellow spadix.
||Late spring to early summer|
||open, sunny position|
||any good garden soil|
||6 - 20 cm|