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Asarum virginicum

Common Name(s):
Heart leaf ginger, Southern wild ginger, Virginia wild ginger
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Poor drought tolerance

Height:
6-8 in.
Hardiness:
5 to 8
Foliage:
3-inch, heart-shaped leaves; single, paired or in groups of three; often mottled with light and dark green
Flower:
2-in., dark purple flowers in spring
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Light to moderate shade; humus rich acidic, moist soil
Size:
6-8 in.
Form:
Low mat
Growth Rate:
Slow
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 246

Asarum virginicum Asarum virginicum
K M, CC BY - 2.0
Asarum virginicum Asarum virginicum- CLOSE UP OF LEAVES
Jocelyndale, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0