In place of the grim ranks of serried warriors were company after company of Kukuana girls, not over-dressed, so far as clothing went, but each crowned with a wreath of flowers, and holding a palm leaf in one hand and a white arum lily
in the other.
For drama, you can't beat the white arum lily
For drama you can't beat the white arum lily
ALL WHITE Above, arum lily
, and right, pickerel weed
These gorgeous tuberous perennials - known commonly as calla or arum lily
- will merrily flower throughout the summer.
The arum lily
of South Africa, for example: From its spathe, a spike-like inflorescence of many small flowers rising up from what looks like an upended purple skirt, wafts the smell of rotting flesh.
Easy Fill patio pots with exotic summer-flowering bulbs such as Canna Tropicana, which has dramatic orange and bronze striped foliage and orange orchid-like blooms, Eucomis, which has flowers that resemble a pineapple, and the Arum Lily
Crowborough, which is more or less hardy and can also be grown as a marginal plant in ponds.
His odds of 1-14 at Kelso yesterday equalled the SP of Arum Lily
(Haydock 1988) and Suluk (Southwell 1993), who both finished second over hurdles, and Picador (Wincanton 1990), who unseated his rider over fences.
This magnificence is more readily known as the calla lily or arum lily
. Its swirling spathes are reminiscent of a white silken gown.
"It took a team an entire day just to lay the table, even to the napkins being folded in arum lily
Another more unusual bulb is the coloured Arum lily
, which has the terrible name of zantedeschia.
A half barrel is big enough to accomodate large plants like the white arum lily
(Zantedeschia aethiopica) and yellow flag iris (Iris pseudacorus).