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Asarum caudatum
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Asarum caudatum

Wild Ginger

Item #: 213

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 4" 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 easy-to-grow Northwest US native has evergreen foliage similar to A. europaeum but with a satiny finish, and is much easier to grow. A. caudatum is a spreading species of ginger, eventually making a nice carpet in the woodland 4' wide in 5 years in NC. The fairly noticeable reddish brown flowers in spring are a great conversation piece...even if you're talking to yourself.