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Arum palaestinum, Arum sanctum, Calla sancta, Black Calla Lily

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Arum palaestinum, Arum sanctum, Calla sancta

Black Calla Lily
Family: Araceae
Origin: Middle East
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterUnusual colorEthnomedical plant.
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This species is not really black but is as close to black as flowers get, and for that reason attract gardeners who are not deterred by its musty smell. It is the inside of the spathe that is an extremely dark purple shade, the outside being greenish white. The plant is about 18 in tall. It prefers a mild-winter climate and flowers at the end of spring.

Seed is poisonous if ingested.


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Arum palaestinum, Arum sanctum, Calla sancta, Black Calla Lily

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Arum palaestinum, Arum sanctum, Calla sancta, Black Calla Lily

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Arum palaestinum, Arum sanctum, Calla sancta, Black Calla Lily

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