Asarum canadense, Wild Ginger, Native Bare Root Perennial


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Asarum canadense, Wild Ginger, Native Bare Root Perennial

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Asarum canadense, Wild Ginger, Native Bare Root Perennial

Attractive Fall Color:
Attractive Flowers:
Average-Dry soil:
Average well-drained soil:
Average Wildlife Value:
Culinary uses:
Deer Resistant:
Drought Tolerant:
Drought tolerant:
Erosion Control:
FACU – Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands:
Herbaceous plant:
Herbal / Medicinal Uses:
Loamy Soil – mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Medicinal Uses:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Organic soil – high level of decayed leaves, bark:
Part-Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
Sandy soil, coarse texture:
Woodland flower:

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

  • Deer
  • Heavy Shade
  • Erosion
  • Wet Soil

Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil, in part shade to full shade. Prefers constantly moist, acidic soils in heavy shade. Spreads slowly by rhizomes to form an attractive ground cover for shade areas. Usually grown as a ground cover in shady areas. Woodland gardens, native plant gardens, or naturalized areas. Also may be used for edging.