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Zantedeschia aethiopica ‘Glencoe’

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
2009

Introduced by
Shropshire Group

Reason for Inclusion
Identified as a vigorous and very floriferous form of Z. aethiopica by HPS member.

Verification
HPS member , Keith Ferguson, who discovered this plant in his garden and named it after the garden.

Brief description of plant
A large, showy, tuberous perennial for moist soil. May be evergreen or deciduous.

Height x Spread
110cm x 150cm

Flowers
Large pure white flower spathes 15-20cm long x 12-15cm wide

Foliage
Large dark green leaves which may be retained through the winter or die back completely.

Flowering Time
May - June

Soil type
Any moisture-retentive soil.

Aspect
Full sun or part-shade

Pests and diseases
Generally no problems.

Cultivation
Plants respond well to rich soils and regular mulching although it does not do well in water and in very wet soils it dies down over winter and may not produce new shoots until May.

Propagation
Divide established clumps or detach and pot on offsets.


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