Friar's Cowl (Arisarum vulgare)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 to 20 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Heart shaped, green or green with white spots.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Brown
Other: Purplish-brown
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Goes Dormant


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What plant is this? Flower is pictured... by Mylahandchris Oct 2, 2018 7:36 AM 4
Help for identification by Iida Feb 25, 2018 7:21 AM 4
Please help identify this flower by 47Anita Jun 9, 2017 9:06 AM 4

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