“Jack in the Pulpits” are dramatic, exotic showpieces in the shade to
part-shade garden. Some varieties
have foliage to five feet high! The flowers range from beautiful to bizarre, but all the
varieties are fascinating and sure to attract attention.
All arisaemas have large clusters of bright, orange-red berries in the
(sikokianum Silver Center pic at left)
Jacks in the shade or part shade about 5-6” deep in humus-rich, well-drained
soil and mulch. Arisaemas can grow one zone colder if you plant them 8 to 12
can be shipped as dormant corms (bulbs) in March, April and early May.
Shipping costs for dormant corms are ½ of the regular cost of
shipping! (Arisaemas are also
available afterwards as growing plants.) We
are taking orders now for shipping beginning in March.
Please call or fax us at 860-974-3951 with your order.
Exotic new for 2012 “cobra lilies” concinnum, costatum, ‘Pradhanii,’ VFN clone triphyllum, ‘nepanthoides,’ ‘urashima’ ‘Magnificum,’ utile, sikkokianum, ‘Silver Center,’ more!
All prices are for flowering size corms.
A 5-foot tall, stately, easy to grow species.
Long green spathe (flower) and dark, club-like spadix. Very rare.
NEW ’12 Arisaema concinnum z 6-9
Stoloniferous. 3-foot green or purple and white-striped hood; single umbrella-like leaf with extended tips.
NEW ’11 Arisaema consanguineum z 5-9
purple, brown, and white-striped hood; umbrella-like leaves with extended
tips on a snakeskin-patterned, 6-foot stem.
3 to 4-inch berry spikes in fall. This
can emerge as late as June but is one of the most spectacular plants outside of
NEW ’12 Arisaema costatum z 6-9
Purple and white-striped hood with an extended tip on a tripartite leaf.
really desirable and attractive shade plant - and easy. To 2’ high.
A hooded green flower with a long yellow tongue results in a large
cluster of red berries in the fall. Produces
a nice colony in time in the woodland/shade garden.
NEW ’11 Arisaema fargeesii z 5
Huge, shiny, 3-parted leaves can span to 3 ft. and look great to frost. Fargeesii is worth growing just for its foliage, some of the most striking of all arisae! Add large, purple-striped flowers like a cobra’s head in June to July and red berries in fall.
Re-NEW ’11 Arisaema ‘Griffithii’ z5
24” tall, 3 part leaf and one of the strangest blooms that resembles a cobra’s hood. Blooms in May, bright red berries in fall. Blooming size.
Re-NEW ’12 Arisaema griffithii var. ‘Pradhanii’ z 5
Huge, exotic-looking hood on a tripartite leaf makes a stunning garden feature.
Arisaema heterophyllum z5-9
These are 3’ tall having one leaf with 15
long leaflets radiating out in a circle with a green Jack in the Pulpit flower.
In Japan, this one is called a “dancing crane.”
kishidae ‘Silver Center’
This jack is stunning all
season. Two divided leaves with
probably the largest silver center and silver dots edging the center.
Looks great spring to frost. Pale,
NEW ’12 Arisaema kiushianum z 5
A dark purple flower with a tail-like spathe below a single leaf divided into 7 to 13 leaflets.
NEW ’12 Arisaema nepenthoides z 6
Very tall plant with a striped and spotted flower; a leathery, umbrella-like leaf with brown and red markings; and a snakeskin-patterned stem.
NEW ’10 Arisaemas ringens z 5
An easy, vigorous Asian Jack with handsome,
very glossy, 3-parted leaves and large, purple, fist-shaped flowers.
Freely offsets to form a colony. Grows
to 2 feet and stunning in flower.
Arisaema serratum ‘Silver
Center’ z 5
To 3’ tall with two giant leaves with 7 to
12 long leaflets. Each leaf has a
large silver center all summer. Purple-black
striped flowers late spring. Snakeskin
stem. Spectacular in or out of
Arisaema sikkokianum z
One of the most striking flowers of all the
cobra lilies. This purple flower has a chocolate-colored base; a pure white
inner ring; and a snow-white, golfball-shaped spadix (jack). Two five-lobed
Arisaema sikkokianum ‘Silver
Same as above, but with wide, silver-centered
leaves all season. Makes this a
NEW ’11 Arisaema spesiosum var. ‘Magnificum’ z 6
A giant form of speciosum to 3-feet high. Very large, red-purple flowers below the tripartate leaves.
’12 Arisaema thumbergii
subsp. urashima z5-9
An easy and vigorous cobra lily which has a
single leaf with up to 15 long leaflets radiating out from a spiraling cord-like
vein. The purple pitcher flower has a purple whip-like spadix that emerges
upward to 15” long. This one is weirdly wonderful and wonderfully weird.
tall jack with 2 leaves divided into many long, narrow leaflets topped by a
long, green flower. The spadix is long and narrow like a buggy whip and the stem
has snakeskin, mottled markings.
NEW ’12 Arisaema triphyllum z 4
VFN clone. Brown and yellow-striped hood with a brown jack and purple-blue stems. 3-feet high.
NEW ’11 Arisaema utile z 5
One of the showiest! A single, trifoliate, green leaf with maroon veins and a cobra-like maroon hood with white stripes.
Arisaema yamatense z
To 3’ tall, this perennial has a boldly
mottled purple and white snakeskin patterned stem with two leaves and a handsome
flower. The flower has a white base, pastel green outside, white and green
stripes inside and a white spadix with a green tipped flower. The bloom is 6”.
A stunner in the garden!