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Native - American

Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger

Plant Type: Native - American
Exposure: Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade  Shade Tolerant  
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

A deciduous ground cover with soft green, kidney-shaped leaves. Inconspicuous greenish brown flowers in April and May. Forms large colonies in cool, moist woodland areas. Very good deciduous ground cover for the shade garden.

Wild Ginger Merit Awards and Special Collections

Wild Ginger Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Early Season (March - April)
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs
Special Benefits
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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