Family: Araceae (190 species)
Common Name(s): Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Dragon Arum
Grown by: Barbara and John Hopper, Kenwood
Haim- blood eg. Haemoglobin, perhaps from the flecks seen in this type species
These herbaceous, usually temperate plants related to skunk cabbage and calla lilies, are fascinating in their bizarre spotting, banding and streaking along with digitate to trifoliate leaf shapes and the unique floral arrangement of the spathe and spadix...