Arum Lily

Zantedeschia aethiopica

Arum Lily - Zantedeschia aethiopica

Common Name: Arum Lily
Genus: Zantedeschia
Species: aethiopica

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: White, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This perennial plant spreads by underground rhizomes (swollen stems). The leaves are arrow-shaped and dark green. In mild areas the leaves might be retained over the winter period. During late spring and early summer pure white spathes are produced, they surround a yellow coloured spadix. Use a mulch to protect the crown of Zantedeschia aethiopica during the winter months.

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