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Skunk Cabbage

Lysichiton americanus

Yellow skunk cabbage, American skunk cabbage, Western skunk cabbage

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A robust perennial that has a strong unpleasant scent. The flowers are bright yellow and grow to around 40cm in height during the spring, followed by rich green leaves that can reach 1.2m.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Wet
Soil type
Loam, Clay
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Araceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Strong

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