Peltandra sagittifolia

Photo by Shirley Denton. Photograph belongs to the photographer who allows use for FNPS purposes only. Please contact the photographer for all other uses.

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Spoonflower, White Arrow Arum


Plant Specifics

Life Span:Annual
Flower Color:White
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Wet sites. Basin marsh, baygall, hydric hammock, floodplain forest, seepage stream (banks).


Recommended Uses:Use in a water garden.
Light: Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Aquatic ----- to ----- Stays Wet
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Organic material (muck), Sand


Pollinated by a chloropid fly through providing a brood site and releasing the pollen onto them.