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Asarum nipponicum
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Asarum nipponicum

Japanese Wild Ginger

Item #: 1812

Zones: 5b to 9b

Height: 4" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Japan

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

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A. nipponicum is possibly the finest of the Japanese species for gardeners in a cool climate. The rounded, dark green leaves offer a stunning array of silver-speckled leaves. This easy to grow evergreen clumper is just waiting for a perfect spot in the woodland garden.