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Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger

Large leaves up to 7″ wide. Spreads by rhizomes; good naturalizer. Will grow under walnut trees.

  • Height: 6" – 8"
  • Width: 8" – 12"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: Brown
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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  • Plant Characteristics - Asarum canadense

  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Spreading
  • Light Conditions

    • Shade to Part Sun
  • Native Plant Community

    • Woodland
  • Flower Color

    • Brown
  • Flower Hue

    • Dark
  • Flower Type

    • Solitary
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Size

    • 1"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist
  • Growth Rate

    • Slow
  • Origin

    • Greater Midwest
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer

Possible Substitutions for Asarum canadense

20086A Liriope spicata A PO 1
Liriope spicata
Creeping Lilyturf
Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Spreading
  • Spread: 8" – 12"
20026A Asarum europaeum A GC
Asarum europaeum
European Wild Ginger
Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Spreading
  • Spread: 8" – 12"
Thymus Coccineus 1
Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'
Creeping Thyme
Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Spreading
  • Spread: 8" – 12"
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Fax: (847) 742-2655
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St. Charles, IL 60174

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