Peltandra virginica

Common name: Arrow Arum

Native plant

One of the truely unique plants of Illinois wetlands that most people are not aware of. It grows in standing water but will grow fine in areas that dry down as long as the ground stays very wet for a vast majority of the year. The flowers are similar to green dragon (Arisaema dracontium) and the leaves look like giant spearheads.

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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type


Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Late Spring

Urban environment

Yards that Flood

Growth form

Colonizing / Spreading, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

Growth rate


Flower color

Green Yellow

Fall color



Mature height
4 Feet
Mature width
4 Feet
Max height
5 Feet
Max width
5 Feet

Additional information

Rain garden suited

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