Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum

Image of Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum
Image of Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum
Image of Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum
Image of Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum
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Alternate Image of Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum
Alternate Image of Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum
Alternate Image of Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum' [AGM] - Painted Italian arum
  • AGM

  • Caution: TOXIC

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for shade

  • Summer dormant

  • Vigorous

This interesting plant, useful for shady spots or woodland planting is worth growing on three scores: its unusual creamy-white spathes (flowers); its attractively patterned (pictum=painted) leaves; scarlet fleshy berries arranged spikes. Dies back in summer to reappear in autumn.

Prefers a moist but well-drained soil in full or partial shade. Will tolerate dry shade when established. If berries are not eaten by garden birds, seedlings may be found growing around the base of the parent plant. CARE: TOXIC if ingested.

Height: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm                      

Spread: 18 - 24 inches / 45 - 60cm

AGM: The RHS Award of Garden Merit. Plants awarded an AGM are:

  • excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
  • available
  • of good constitution
  • essentially stable in form and colour
  • reasonably resistant to pests and diseases

 

Contact Us For Availability

Currently our products are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017, but until then please contact us to check stock levels.

Delivery Options

Currently they are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017.

  • Direct Collection From Us

    Either from the nursery or from one of the events we’ll be attending. If coming to the nursery then please call first to make sure we’ll be around. If we are away at an event then collection of orders may not be possible.