Asarum celsum

Japanese Wild Ginger

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Item #: 3006

Zones: 7b to 9b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Japan

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

This rare species from the Ryukyu Islands in Japan makes an evergreen clump of rounded green foliage, usually patterned with silver veining. The small triangular purple brown heavily wrinkled flowers are tucked beneath the foliage in spring.... can't say their beautiful... just bizarre!