Mouse Plant (Arisarum proboscideum)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: under 6 inches (15cm)
Plant Spread: 10 to 12 inches 25-30cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Spring ephemeral
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Brown
Other: Purple/brown and white
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

First bloom while in a pot, after establshing from a small dorman

Photo gallery:
Location: My garden near LincolnDate: 2008-04-27First bloom while in a pot, after establshing from a small dorman
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Location: My garden, Morpeth, UKDate: 2016-04-30
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2018-05-09
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Location: My garden near LincolnDate: 2010-04-21When mature the 'flowers' make a very long 'mouse tail'!
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Location: My garden near LincolnDate: 2011-04-18A mass only two years from planting in the  ground!
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Date: 2015-05-10
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Date: 2015-04-23
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Date: 2015-05-10
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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