Scented Arum

Zantedeschia odorata

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Zantedeschia odorata in flower
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Zantedeschia odorata is a rare, winter-growing, white arum with a moderately sweet scent and attractive, arrow-shaped leaves. With careful attention to growth and dormancy periods, it performs well in cultivation. ZA Distribution: Northern Cape.

Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Winter, Spring

Special features

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Araceae

Flower colour

White

Credits

profile iconZantedeschia odorata
by Graham Duncan, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, December 2014 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)