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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Arum purpureospathum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
PURPLE shiny spathe, dk. PURPLE spadix
ORANGE-RED (plant prefers dry summer season)
to 30x20cm., hast., dark green...appear in fall
|Height, in meters: 0.45
Height, in feet: 1.48
|Arum purpureospathum sales history
| Parts of Arum purpureospathum are considered toxic.
Common names for Arum purpureospathum:
|(found in only a few places in Crete), Purple Lords & Ladies,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|46||: Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|165||: Shady Condition Plant Seed List|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Arum purpureospathum seeds will usually germinate in 30-l80 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.