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Italian lords and ladies in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Arum italicum

 

Italian lords and ladies

Arum italicum has arrow shaped shiny leaves with creamy, white veins, the flowers grow on spikes and are light green and yellow in summer. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant for woodland or shady gardens. Numerous cultivars have been developed for garden use.

 
plant Features
  • Italian lords and ladies likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Italian lords and ladies likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Italian lords and ladies is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Italian lords and ladies likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Italian lords and ladies

Latin name

Arum italicum

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Araceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Italian lords and ladies likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Italian lords and ladies is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Italian lords and ladies likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Italian lords and ladies likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Italian lords and ladies is 0.50meters x 0.50meters 0.50 M 0.50 M

Arum italicum

Arum italicum has arrow shaped shiny leaves with creamy, white veins, the flowers grow on spikes and are light green and yellow in summer. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant for woodland or shady gardens. Numerous cultivars have been developed for garden use.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

The flowers grow on spikes and are light green and yellow in summer.

 

Planting Outdoors early

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Container grown plants can be set into site in spring.

 

Planting Outdoors autumn

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Container grown plants can be set into site in autumn.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Sow seed under glass in autumn, seed can be collected from the parent plant and allowed to dry to remove the outer covering.

 
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