Arum palaestinum

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Tuberous perennial
Araceae (The Arum Family)
Geographic Origin:
Mediterranean Region
California Native?:
Plant Size:
18 inches high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
shade gardens
Flowering Season:
Winter and spring
Flower Color:
Purplish red
Sun or light shade
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to little watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
White veined leaves arise in late summer and fall, spring buds are green outside, interior is dark purple with black spadix. This perennial goes fully dormant in summer.