Asarum europaeum

European Wild Ginger

Family: Aristolochiaceae Birthwort

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 8B
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Early Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, ground cover, massing, rock garden, woodland garden
Height 4" to 8" / 10cm to 20cm
Spread 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing