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Jack in the Pulpit

Arisaema triphyllum

Photo: Jack in the Pulpit

General description

A hebaceous perennial plant growing from a corm. It is a highly vareiable species typically growing fro 30 to 65 cm in height with three parted leaves and flowers contained in a spadix that is covered by a hood.  It is native to eastern North America, occuring in moist woodlands and thickets from Nova Scotia west to Minnesota, and south to southern Florida.

Properties

Height
0 - 40 cm
Color
Soil type
Clay, Loam
Sunlight
Partial shade
PH
Acid, Neutral
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy