Arum idaeum

James W. Waddick jwaddick at KC.RR.COM
Tue Feb 26 18:49:34 CET 2002

>Just a warning: the description of Arum idaeum on the site mentioned
>below does not fit the species. Arum ideaum has a pale
>yellowish/lime-greenish spathe, certainly not purple.

Dear Wilbert;
Correct. The spadix is dull purple, but the spathe is as you
described and as Peter writes. Well Buyer beware. Same description in
the 2002 catalog.

I have an as yet unbloomed plant from Hoog and Dix, so can't
confirm them as a source either.


Jim W.

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