Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger)


20 in stock



1 Quart Pot. Native. A stemless plant which features two downy, heart-shaped to kidney-shaped, handsomely veined, dark green, basal leaves (to 6″ wide). Cup-shaped, purplish brown flowers (1″ wide) appear in spring on short, ground-level stems.
Common Name: wild ginger
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Native Range: Manitoba to North Carolina
Zone: 4 to 6
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Purplish brown
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Insignificant
Tolerate: Deer, Heavy Shade, Erosion, Wet Soil