Asarum arifolium is a wild ginger with arrow-shaped, anise-scented, deep green leaves with silver marbling and strange brownish purple, urn shaped flowers.
Asarum arifolium is a wild ginger from the US southeast with broadly arrow-shaped, anise-scented, deep green leaves with silver marbling. In spring, strange brownish purple, urn shaped flowers emerge clustered amongst the foliage. Easy to grow in a woodland setting or in containers. Possible hardy to zone 4.
Common Name: Arrow-Leaf Wild Ginger
Family: Aristolochiaceae (The Birthwort Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Burgundy
Secondary Bloom Colour: Brown
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Moist, upland, deciduous and mixed forests from sea level to 600 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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