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Arum creticum

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 creticum has attractive, scented, pale yellow spathes in spring. As its name indicates, it comes from Crete, but it also occurs on Karpathos and on the Turkish mainland. If you live in a cold area, choose a protected spot for this worthwhile plant.

Quantity 2 bulbs
Width 30cm
Height 30cm
Family Araceae
Flowering Spring
Habitat detail open, sunny places
Garden habitat Part shade
Soil alkaline, well drained soil
Plant category Bulb
Height range 20 - 60 cm


2 bulbs 12.00
Arum creticum
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