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FlyerFlyer Posts: 11

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 My Wife recently bought the plant picture above without knowing it's name.  Can anybody tell us, and also how best to care for it.  Thanks in anticipation F.

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  • landgirl100landgirl100 Posts: 655

    Looks like an Arum Lily, Zantedeschia aethiopia. No idea how to care for though - someone else will be along in a minute!

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,948

    They like lots of moisture, sometimes they are actually grown as pond plants. Not all species are reliably hardy, so may need to be brought in to a frost free location over winter.

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  • SFordSFord Posts: 224

    Although they do like moisture, I have one in my very sunny south facing garden and very rarely water it!  Mine started flowering last week and I now have in total 14 buds/those in full flower.

    To deadhead, just pull from the base of the flower stem (like you would pull rhubarb).

  • GardenmaidenGardenmaiden Posts: 1,125

    My brother in law has them in the garden. He just cuts them down to stalks and they produce more laves and flowers in spring/summer.

  • FlyerFlyer Posts: 11

    Thanks to you all. will pass info to my better half. 

    thanks again F.

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