Arisaema triphyllum

Arisaema triphyllum


Named for the unique shape of its flower, this classic woodland has stunning bright red fruit and the added bonus of being deer resistant!

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Category:


Please Note: These bulbs come up, bloom early, and go into dormancy during hot weather. If purchased for spring delivery they will be either coming out of dormancy or actively growing mid-spring. If purchased mid summer through fall they may either be going into dormancy, after they flower and set fruit, or are dormant and will not grow until the following spring.

Key Information:

Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part Sun – Shade
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Season: April-July

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Jack-in-the-pulpit is a fascinating and beautiful shade-loving plant that thrives in moist woods. Especially useful in areas that stay fairly moist throughout the season, like a shaded rain garden. Fruit is bright red in the fall and very showy. A great conversation piece! Deer resistant.

Native Range: Native to woodlands east of the Mississippi River.  Native throughout the wooded areas of Minnesota.

Flowers: The unusual Jack-in-the-pulpit flower consists of a ridged hood or ‘pulpit’ enveloping ‘jack,’ an upright club that forms the seeds.

Leaves: There are 1 or 2 leaves per plant. They are divided into 3 sections. The female plants have 2 leaves, and the male plants have only 1. There is a vein running around the edge of each leaflet.

Food Uses: Edible but best left to foraging experts!

More Information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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