Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Jacks can often be seen in early spring in moist woodland habitats bursting from the forest floor. The plant forms clusters of red berries in late summer and lingers into fall. Best grown in fertile, medium to wet soil in part shade to full shade. Needs constantly moist soil rich in organic matter. Does poorly...
Botanical Name: Arisaema triphyllum
Nom Français: Ariséma triphylle

The Basics

Bloom colour: Green | Red
Blooms: Spring - Zone 5
Pollinators: Birds | Mammals
Sun or Shade: Shade
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 2 feet (70 cm)
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, P.E.I, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba
It grows well in hardiness zones:

Planting

damp deciduous woods, pond edges, thickets
Water requirement: Medium to wet

Care

As easy as growing Jack-in-the-pulpit flower is, so is its care as well. The plant’s survival depends on a moist, organically rich soil. Work a generous amount of compost in to the soil before planting and fertilize annually with additional compost.
Develops berries in summer

Pruning

Spread: up to 36cm

Considerations

Native to Canada

Styling and Use

Spring beauty, wild ginger, Jacob's ladder, bloodroot, wild geranium, Mayapple, maidenhair fern, white baneberry, wild leek

Other

History

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