Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Green Dragon

Green Dragon

Arisaema dracontium

Open shade, wet to moderately wet moisture level, rich soil high in organic matter, slightly acid pH.  2-3 ft. height, blooms in spring, white flowers.  Will naturalize.

Germination Code:  A  (requires years to bloom from seed)

Native Region:  Statewide

Similar in appearance to jack-in-the-pulpit but a taller plant. Birds eat the orange fruits that are produced in fall.

flower;shade;wet;loam

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