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Wild Ginger


This handsome ground cover has large glossy heart-shaped leaves that hug the ground and have a ginger aroma. Attractive bell-shaped flowers are usually hidden among the foliage that can be evergreen in mild climates.

Asarum caudatum

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf fragrance : Yes - Ginger

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf width : 2-7"

Leaf shape : Heart-shaped

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Bell-shaped

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Semi-deciduous

Average size maturity height : 1/2 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -10 to -5 F( Z6a)

Sunset zone : 4-6, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Shade

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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