More Information About Saruma
Today, saruma is endangered in the wild and is nursery propagated for the ornamental plant industry.
Like its cousin asarum, Saruma henryi prefers part shade and moist but well-drained soil in the woodland garden. Saruma has an un-asarum-like, small primrose-yellow flower that is held above the foliage in spring and summer. The thick, felty, heart-shaped leaves are fragrant when touched.
Try pairing saruma with other woodland plants such as ferns, hosta, or calanthe. When you are ready to buy saruma for your shade garden, check out our saruma for sale.