Arisaema triphyllum, Jack In the Pulpit

Arisaema triphyllum, Jack-In-the-Pulpit

Named for its distinctive tubular, hooded flowers (the Pulpit) which have a large central spadix (Jack) in the center. Green and maroon striped flowers appear in early spring then are followed by clusters of bright red berries. Each stem usually has three leaves. Prefers rich, moist woodland soil. Plants will go dormant if soil dries out. Missouri Native.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Arisaema triphyllum

Common Name

Jack In The Pulpit

Bloom Color

Green, Maroon

Bloom Time

Spring

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

12-36″

Width

12″

Uses

Beds, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Deer, Rabbit

Soil

Moist, Rich

Water Needs

Consistent

Zone

5-9

Genus

Arisaema

Plant Type

Perennial