Asarum canadensis, Wild Ginger
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Asarum canadense, Wild Ginger

Adored Missouri native with brownish-red flowers that appear under the emerging, heart shaped leaves. Excellent ground cover for the shade garden. Naturalizes easily in woodland settings.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Asarum canadense

Common Name

Ginger

Bloom Color

Brown

Bloom Time

Spring

Foliage Color

Green

Height

6-12″

Width

12-18″

Uses

Beds, Easy Care, Ground Cover, Missouri Native Plant, Rain Gardens, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Deer, Drought, Rabbit

Soil

Average, Moist, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

4-6