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White Arrow-arum Peltandra sagittifolia

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
pelt-AN-dra sag-it-ee-FOH-lee-uh
Description

'Spoonflower' is a native perennial plant found in swamps of the Coastal Plain.

Emergent aquatic plant in freshwater. NC Significantly Rare species.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#native perennial#NC native#spadix#swamps#food source summer#Coastal OBL#Piedmont Mountains OBL#food source soft mast fruit#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#native perennial#NC native#spadix#swamps#food source summer#Coastal OBL#Piedmont Mountains OBL#food source soft mast fruit#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Peltandra
    Species:
    sagittifolia
    Family:
    Araceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eastern U.S.A.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Drainage:
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Displays from August to September.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Spadix
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from June to August
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Pond
    Landscape Theme:
    Water Garden
    Attracts:
    Songbirds