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Arum italicum ‘Winter White’
Arum italicum ‘Winter White’
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Arum italicum ‘Winter White’

Italian Arum

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.077.120

This improved selection of Italian Arum has arrowhead shaped leaves with dramatic cream marbling. Foliage appears in fall then remains until spring. Hooded white flowers in late spring are followed by a grand display of orange berries in August, held in heads like a rattle. Although this is a little slow to establish, plants will remain for years in the garden. Clumps may be divided in summer after the leaves die down. Plants prefer a moist woodland setting but will tolerate summer dryness. Foliage is useful for winter flower arrangements. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant.

Further details for
Arum italicum ‘Winter White’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.