Item #: 384
Zones: 2a to 8b
Height: 6" tall
Culture: Part Sun to Shade
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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This deciduous ginger species, native to most of the eastern US, is covered from early spring until fall with fuzzy, heart-shaped green leaves and spreads by rhizomes. Asarum canadensis makes a superb groundcover mat in a woodland setting, especially in moist and poorly-drained sites. Enjoy a defrocked priest moment, and peek under its clothes in spring to see the spectacular little red flowers with cute tails in early spring...really neat...and legal!