A genus of just 3 species in the Arum family from Mediterranean areas, and typically found in dry, rocky hill-sides. Grown for their 'distinctive' spathes, which are often white, sometimes darkly coloured - they can be quite richly (foul!) smelling. A plant for the enthusiast, they are bets grown in a warm sheltered or shady spot.

Dracunculus

<p><span>A genus of just 3 species in the Arum family from Mediterranean areas, and typically found in dry, rocky hill-sides. Grown for their 'distinctive' spathes, which are often white, sometimes darkly coloured - they can be quite richly (foul!) smelling. A plant for the enthusiast, they are bets grown in a warm sheltered or shady spot.</span></p>