Lords and Ladies
Arum concinnatum

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Arum (AIR-um) (Info)
Species: concinnatum (kon-kin-NAH-tum) (Info)

Category:

Bulbs

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Green

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Silver/Gray

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Mottled

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 10, 2003, Baa wrote:

A tuberous perenial from Greece, Crete and other Grecian Islands.

Has mid-green, silver splashed, spear or arrow shaped, glossy leaves. Bears large, pale green spathes sometimes blushed with purple.

Flowers March-June

Loves a well-drained, moderately fertile soil in sun or shade. It appreciates shade from hot sun and in warm climates. Needs a sheltered position where it is moist in summer and almost dry in winter when it is dormant.