Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Jack in the Pulpit is a Unique and Striking Stemless Perennial
Jack in the Pulpit is an attractive plant prized for its colorful foliage; subtle and delicate purple striped blue, green, or white "flowers" bloom in spring and summer; and bright red berries appear in fall to attract birds. Jack in the pulpit is a unique addition to a woodland or container garden.
The tall structures people assume are the jack in the pulpit "flowers" are tall hooded stalks surrounded by three large, parted leaves. The flowers are almost invisible dots hidden from view inside the plant's spadix. At maturity, jack in the pulpit specimens may grow three feet high and 12 inches wide.
A low-maintenance plant, jack in the pulpit plants do best in shady areas with acidic and moist soils. For the most part, this plant is a bug- and disease-resistant. For a striking addition to adding height, visual interest, and color to your garden, a jack in the pulpit is an excellent choice. In many woodland areas, this plant grows wild.
Jack in the Pulpit is a Unique Addition to a Woodland or Container Garden
As a young plant, its leaves look similar to poison ivy. If we look at the flower in the spring and use our imaginations, the plant resembles a man in the preacher's pulpit giving a sermon. The sizable surrounding longleaf spathe grows to 8 cm long. It can be stripped or variously colored.
Jack in the Pulpit grows best in zones 4 through 8
Botanical Latin Name: Arisaema triphyllum
Common Name: Jack-In-The-Pulpit
Sun Exposure: Loves shade.
Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8
Mature Height: 30 to 65 cm.
Spread Plant 2 to 3 inches deep in autumn or spring.
Spacing: Six inches apart or farther.
Growth Rate: Perennial.
Flowering Time: From April to June.
How Long It Flowers: Around four months.
Flower Color: Tiny flowers surround the spandex or "Jack," surrounded by a large spathe. The path can be green, purple, or brown. The pulpit display turns to red berries, which stay through the summer if appropriately watered.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained but moist humus-rich soil. Ph may be neutral or slightly acidic.
Pruning: Pollinated by flies when mature.
Jack In The Pulpit Ships as Bare Root