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DebsC

I moved into my tiny Cottage in Dec' 15. Its like Christmas, waiting to see what 'unwraps' in the borders of the huge garden! I have 7 dogs & 2cats.

Arum italicum

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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DebsC

No leaves, its just 'there' the bobbly bit turn a vivid orange. Should I be worried? #plantID #alienlifeform? #green

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juliesgarden

I see these in the woods here Debs, not sure if good or bad ask @tiggrx , he's the one to ask 🤔

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DebsC

Yes I dont think they are 'garden plants Julie. They were hiding within the brambles when they were ripped out😕 the dogs aren't bothered with them, but if toxic i need to get rid.

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tiggrx

They are the berries of Lords-and-ladies (Arum maculatum), a common wildflower. They are toxic if eaten.

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DebsC

Thanks @tiggrx . Will/have there been flowers or is the colour change as good as it gets?

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tiggrx

It has an unusual greenish flower in spring. You can see some pictures here http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/lords-and-ladies

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DebsC

Ahhh. Ta @tiggrx

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justin

Hi it's easy to change the name of this so I hope this helps... 😀 go to your profile and either scroll to this plant in your feed or locate in plants and tap on the pencil icon to change the encyclopaedia entry name 👍

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brightcolours

#arum #arumitalicum

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