Broad white 'petal' (really a spathe), surrounding a spike-like group of tiny flowers. Red berries follow the flowers. Heart-shaped leaves.
Full sun to partial shade; moist to wet sites are needed.
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 7
May - August
Pests and Problems
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
No serious insect or disease problems; powdery mildew is an occasional problem.
Found in bogs and along the edges of ponds. Listed as endangered in Illinois and Indiana.