Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 1.5 ft Width: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit Color: green,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Curiosity in wetland gardens.
Considerations: Like many members of the Arum family, all parts of this plant are toxic.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Native Habitats: Shallow water of pools, streams, and swamps.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Ethnobotany: People do eat the roots, but only after boiling in at least three waters to break down the calcium oxalate crystals.