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Asarum maximum ‘Ling Ling’


Asarum 'Ling Ling' has heart shaped, evergreen, bright green foliage with silver blotches for the shade garden.

Asarum maximum 'Ling Ling' is a wild ginger with heart-shaped, bright green foliage with minty silver blotches. The incredible flowers are black with white lobes around the centre and smell like mushrooms. Evergreen. Grow in a container or in the ground. Protect new growth from slugs.

Common Name: Panda Face Ginger

Family: Aristolochiaceae (The Birthwort Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Black

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Forests in humus rich soils at elevations of 600 - 800 metres.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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