<< Previous Plant  |   Next Plant >>

Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger

Velvety green heart-shaped leaves (3"-6") on very thick stems appear in March, followed in April by maroon, tendrilled cup-like flowers that are hidden by the foliage. Spreads by underground rhizomes. Native. Deciduous. First class groundcover!

Prefers light to full shade and moist, humus-rich soil. It can tolerate clay and damp soils, but is also drought tolerant once established.

SKU

Description

Qty

Pricing

95119 1 qt. 1 - $15.99 Ea.

Height:

6-12 Inches

spacer

Spread:

12-36 Inches

spacer

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

spacer

Bloom Color:

Burgundy

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
April
May
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Ground Cover
Interesting Foliage
Naturalizing
Interesting Notes

Deciduous to semi-deciduous. First class groundcover for evenly moist soil, but drought tolerant once established.

Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger)