American Ginger

American Ginger – Asarum canadense

This is a native plant with light green leaves and small unobtrusive deep maroon flowers in early spring. It spreads by seed and it quickly forms a sizable clump.

Light:                    Full to partial shade

Bloom Color:        Maroon red

Bloom Time:        May    

Bloom Height:      1 inch

Foilage Height:    3-6 inches

Habit:                   Spreading ground cover

Moisture:              Normal

Uses:                    Shade gardens

Categorized as Shade