Arisaema tortuosum var. helleborifolium (Jack-in-the-Pulpit)
Zone: 6 - 9
Natural Range: Himalayan belt of Northern India. Western China. Nepal. Bhutan
Soil: Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Part shade, shade
Bloom Time: April to July
Pest Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Attributes: Deciduous, 3' - 4' tall. Blooms late spring to early summer. Pseudostem is mottled green and dark purple or red and dark purple or both. Greenish white spathe and darker green spadex.
Notes: In the wild Arisaema tortuosum is among the most encountered species of Arisaema. Often blooms at the same time as Lilium nepalense and L. majoense. Arisaema tortuosum is a close relative of the Eastern US native A. dracontium.