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Bog or Water arum (Calla palustris)

Bog Arum
(Calla palustris)

  • £11.75

Bog Arum (Calla palustris)
This free growing marginal plant produces white flowers, which turn into bright red seed heads. Calla Palustris is one of the few plants known to be pollinated by snails, they are attracted by the plants scent. Also known as Water Arum.

Caution - Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant. 

  • Plant Type - Pond Marginal
  • Normally Available from - Mid April *
  • Water Depth - 3cm to 15cm
  • Height - 15cm to 25cm
  • Position - Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Growth - Medium
  • Flowers - Jun to Aug
  • Flower colour - White
  • Foliage - Deciduous
  • Hardiness - Hardy

Specific Plant Care:
This plant creeps from where it is first planted. In summer, the growing shoots can be cut off, to encourage branching, and pushed into the soil to propagate.