Jack in the Pulpit

Arisaema propinquum

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Arisaema (air-uh-SEE-muh) (Info)
Species: propinquum (prop-IN-kwum) (Info)



Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


12-15 in. (30-38 cm)


USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade


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Bloom Color:

Pale Green


Dark Purple/Black

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer


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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

From bulbils

Seed Collecting:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Winchester, New Hampshire

Hubbard, Oregon

Fairfax, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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