Asarum splendens 'Quicksilver'
Chinese Wild Ginger
Large, leathery dark green leaves are mottled with silver. A rhizomatous spreader, it makes a great groundcover. Has 2" dark purple-brown blooms in late spring that are usually hidden by the leaves. Evergreen.
Prefers light to full shade and moist, humus-rich soil. It can tolerate clay and damp soils, but is also drought tolerant once established.
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