Arums give one last color display with seed stalks

Aren’t these pretty? I wrote about arums — specifically Arum italicum, with the beautiful dark green arrow-shaped leaves splotched with white — last winter. I want to show you the colorful seed stalks they put up right before disappearing for the summer. I have had arums in my woodland gardens for many years and I would hate to be without it…

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