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PlantFiles: Arum
Arum pictum

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Arum (AIR-um) (Info)
Species: pictum (PIK-tum) (Info)

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Herbaceous
Veined

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Bookerc1 On Oct 3, 2011, Bookerc1 from Mackinaw, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant is native to the coastal areas of the Mediterranean region. It is unusual in that it blooms in the autumn, unlike other specimens in the arum family.



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