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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Jack in the Pulpit
poisonous or irritant
part shade, shade
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Tuberous plant producing a striped brown and buff flower spathe in summer. The three-part palmate leaves follow, making an umbrella of foliage.
Grow in moist but well-drained, neutral to acid, humus rich soil. Partially shaded site. Gradually becomes taller and more substantial as the plant establishes.
Suitable for woodland type conditions.