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Asarum ikegamii
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Asarum ikegamii

Japanese Wild Ginger

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Item #: 4697

Zones: 5a to 8b

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Japan

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

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Move over Asarum europaeum...a new star is born. This easy-to-grow heat tolerant evergreen ginger from the colder regions of Northern Japan makes one of the best groundcovers in the genus. The large 5-6" long dark green glossy leaves curl downward at the edges. The semi-running habit makes for an attractive tightly knit groundcover. Asarum ikegamii is great when planted in mass in the woodland garden.