General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full 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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Fruit: Other: Berries orange-red when ripe.
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Lavender
White
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Tuber
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Plant contains calcium oxylate crystals.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seeds from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Flies
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Lord's and Ladies
  • Cuckoo Pint
  • Adder's Tongue
  • Calves Foot
  • Sweethearts

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