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Large Calla type leaf HELP!

Posted by whatsthepoint (My Page) on
Tue, May 22, 12 at 10:29

I missed the flowers, but here's the leaf. I'm in VA and it's growing in the shade mostly.

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RE: Large Calla type leaf HELP!

  • Posted by rbrady 5/Eastern Ia (My Page) on
    Tue, May 22, 12 at 10:51

Looks like Arum italicum.

Rhonda


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RE: Large Calla type leaf HELP!

Thanks!


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RE: Large Calla type leaf HELP!

  • Posted by suprneko 9b/sunset 16 NorCal, (My Page) on
    Tue, May 22, 12 at 14:13

I have that in my shady front yard, too (or hopefully not, as I just weeded it out). They are also called Italian Lords and Ladies.

I was going to tell my interested kiddo about the funny name, but then realized the first thing out of her mouth would be "why is it called that?" so I got to thinking hmm...well the flower looks very vessel-like (ladies), and the seed stem kinda looks like (OH!) ok, nevermind...she doesn't need to know about that.....LOL


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