Asarum canadense

Canada Wild Ginger

Family: Aristolochiaceae Birthwort

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 9A
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Brown, purple
Bloom time Early Spring to Late Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Ground cover, massing, rock garden, woodland garden
Height 4" to 6" / 10cm to 15cm
Spread 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America, naturalizing