Asarum shuttleworthii

Mottled Wild Ginger, Asarabacca

Family: Aristolochiaceae Birthwort

Type Perennial, groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 9B
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Brown, purple
Bloom time Early Summer
Water needs Wet
Landscape uses Border, ground cover, rock garden, woodland garden
Height 2" to 3" / 5cm to 10cm
Spread 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green, silvery, variegated
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Prostrate, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America, fragrant foliage