Asarum caudatum
LONG-TAILED WILD GINGER, WESTERN WILD GINGER
Aristolochiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-9b

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, clay, acidic to neutral

Tolerances: light frost
0.15m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Flowers: purple or cream

Flowering Time: mid spring to early summer

Leaves: aromatic; dark green

Edibility: herbalist herb
 
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Asarum caudatum
LONG-TAILED WILD GINGER, WESTERN WILD GINGER
Aristolochiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-9b

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, clay, acidic to neutral

Tolerances: light frost
0.15m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple or cream

Flowering Time: mid spring to early summer

Leaves: aromatic; dark green

Edibility: herbalist herb


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & oriental designs

Uses: groundcovers, border

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant, rabbit resistant






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