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  • arum lily
  • Eventual height: 0.9m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough'

arum lily

RHS award of garden merit £8.99
Pot size 7cm pot
7cm pot
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: borderline hardy (may need winter protection)

    Unusual, pure white hood-shaped flowers that are up to 10-15cm (4-6in) long are produced from late spring to mid-summer. It makes a striking architectural clump with lovely arrow-shaped, glossy dark green leaves. It looks great grown beside water as a marginal plant and can be left outside in most frost-prone areas if it is given a deep winter mulch.

  • Garden care: Mulch plants well in winter. Grow in reliably moist soil, or as a marginal pond plant. If potted up into a basket using aquatic compost, it can stand in water up to 30cm deep.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin & eye irritant
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