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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Arum are tuberous perennials with simple, arrow-head shaped leaves and tiny flowers hidden, at the base of a yellow or purple, club-shaped spadix, within a showy, hood-like spathe, and followed by red berries
Arum italicum in its 'wild' form is more modest than the commonly grown 'Marmoratum' but has pleasantly glossy green leaves with a tracery of paler veins
Europe Turkey Africa
Toxicity All parts are highly toxic by ingestion, skin and eye irritant
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or South-facing or North-facing or West-facing
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained humus-rich soil and plant 10 to 15cm deep
Division of clumps of tubers should take place after flowering. Alternatively, propagate by seed sown in autumn having removed the fleshy pulp
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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