A long time friend did some research for me and discovered I had the wrong name for this beautiful plant. It is not Jack in the Pulpit as I once thought. A very kind, older gentleman gave me this plant, so it will always be special to me regardless of the name. I think I will leave the identification of plants to those more qualified than I am. I will just take their pictures and enjoy their beauty.
I wanted to post and update showing all the stages of growth of this plant. It always has something growing throughout the season.
SEE THE FLOWERS
I was given with great love.
To someone to take care of and enjoy.
I grew and and grew every year.
With foliage pretty and green.
Never showing what lay beneath.
This year I let my flower appear.
I am so glad that you could see.
Sometimes in life we miss the flowers.
That hide inside of others.
Because we do not see.