8803 Arum apulum --- Not available this year
A very rare species from southern Italy. The spathe is a purple/pink, spadix
8805 Arum byzantinum ---- Each: $ 6.00
A smaller arum with a pale greenish-white spathe, lightly lined in
purple-brown. Western Turkey.
8807 Arum creticum ---- Each: $15.00
The best!! Not only a beautiful primrose color, but also sweetly scented.
8810 Arum concinnatum --- Not available this year
A vigorous Arum with arrow shaped leaves blotched with silver,
having very large white spathes and a yellow spadix. Crete. Zone 7.
8820 Arum cyrenaicum --- Each: $ 7.50
Light green spathes with a pink interior, and a dark pink spadix. Libya. Zone 8.
8825 Arum dioscoridis ---- Not available this year
The handsome spathes are green on the outside, with the inside variably marked
in black, purple and ivory. The spadix is purple-black. Very dramatic. Greece.
8826 Arum discoridis v. philistaeum ----Not available this year
This rare variety of A. dioscoridis comes from northwestern Syria.
8827 Arum hygrophyllum --- Each: $ 12.00
The spathe is pale jade green, outlined with purple.
Syria, Lebanon, Israel.
8830 Arum italicum ssp. albispathum --- Not available
Handsome plain green sagittate leaves and large pale creamy
white spathes. Crimea. Zone 6.
8835 Arum korolkowii --- Not available this year
A rare and little-known species from central Asia, the narrow greenish
spathe distinguishes this species. The short spadix is cream.
8836 Arum orientale ssp. sintenisii --- Not available this year
From Cyprus, this rare species has a spathe that is cinnamon
on the interior. Spadix is black.
8840 Arum palaestinum ---- Not available this year
One of the most dramatic Arums, with large spathes that are
velvety black when they first unfurl, then changing to a rich purple
The spadix is black. Syria, Lebanon, Palestine. Zone 7.
8848 Arum pictum ---- Each: $ 8.50
The foliage of most arums is handsome, but that of A. pictum is
especially so, with glossy deep green leaves and distinctive veining. The tubby
purple spathes emerge in the fall, unlike other arums. An excellent garden plant
from the Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Tuscany.
8845 Arum purpureospathum --- Not available this year
This lovely species hails from Crete, and was only discovered
fairly recently. The spathe is deep purple.
8850 Ambrosina bassii ---- Not available this year
Neat dark green spoon-shaped leaves and a charming inflorescence
shaped like a small Persian slipper with an upturned toe. Mediterranean region.
8860 Arisarum proboscideum Mouse Plant ---- Each: $ 2.00 / 6 for $9.00
Tiny spathes, purple striped, with a long "tail" that looks like the tail of a mouse,
hence its common name. Prefers a moist situation in shade. Italy, Spain.
8865 Arisarum simorrhinum ‘Friar’s Cowl’ --- Each: $ 2.50 / 3 for $ 6.00
The small purple-brown spathes form a cowl over the spadix. Leaves are
lightly speckled. From much drier conditions than A. proboscideum.
Spain, Portugal, Morocco.
8870 Biarum davisii --- Not available this year
The small cowl-shaped inflorescence sits on the ground. Coloring is cream, speckled
with pink. This desirable Biarum is very sweetly scented. Crete, southern Turkey. FEW
8880 Biarum davisii var. marmarisense ---- Not available this year
Sweetly scented white or beige spathes spotted with pink. Turkey. FEW
8890 Biarum tenuifolium ---- Each: $ 6.00
The narrow 6" spathe of B. tenuifolium is chocolate colored and appears in
late summer. The attractive glaucous leaves are produced in the fall.
Mediterranean Basin. Zone 7-10.
8895 Biarum tenuifolium var. zeleborii ---- Each: $ 6.50
A more robust form of B. tenuifolium, with larger spathes that appear
8900 Helicodiceros muscivorus ( Dead Horse Arum) - Not available this year
The common name alludes to its olfactory properties, causing E. A. Bowles to
recommend viewing it through a telescope when it is in bloom! Handsome in leaf,
the large hairy inflorescence has been described as “fiendish”. Not for the
faint-hearted. Corsica, Sardinia, the Balearics. FEW AVAILABLE