Asarum caudatum

Wild Ginger

Family: Aristolochiaceae Birthwort

Type Perennial, groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 10B
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Mid Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Ground cover, woodland garden
Height 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf, semi-evergreen
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America, fragrant foliage