Arum italicum 'Pamela Harper' has arrow shaped leaves that are highly variegated with light green to white surrounded by a distinct deep green border. Arum italicum 'Pamela Harper' forms neat clusters that are tighter than the species and its foliage is more roundly lobed. Its leaves emerge in the fall and persist until spring bloom-time. Arum 'Pamela Harper's late spring, spathe-like creamy flowers are followed by orange berries in the summer. Also known as Lords and Ladies, or Cuckoopint, the wintergreen leaves of this perennial contain a bitter, somewhat toxic sap as do its colorful berries.
Arum italicum 'Pamela Harper' prefers moist, well-drained soil and light shade, but is tolerant of heavy, wet soil and may spread indefinitely where happy.