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Asarum arifolium
@ N. Beal Gdn, NC

Asarum arifolium

Arrow-leaf Wild Ginger

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Item #: 7653

Zones: 5a to 9b

Height: 8" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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This offering of the US native Asarum arifolium (still known by the invalid name, Hexastylis) represents the subspecies A. arifolium var. callifolium from the Florida Panhandle. The arrowhead-shaped, anise-scented leaves are shiny dark green, highlighted with silver veining. In early spring, 8" tall x 1' wide evergreen clumps adorned with dark purple flowers appear at the leaf base. This easy-to-grow woodland gem is a must for the shade garden.