Asarum splendens/Chinese Wild Ginger

Asarum splendens / Asarum splendens
Semi-evergreen with large green leaves with silver bands
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Semi-evergreen with large green leaves with silver bands

A fast, low growing plant thie is a great ground cover in a shaded garden

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Scientific Name: Asarum splendens
Common Name: Chinese Wild Ginger
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Long, narrow, heart-shaped leaves are marked with showy bands of silver and they almost completely hide the ground level reddish-brown flowers in spring. Semi-evergreen selection that makes an excellent gound cover in a shaded woodland garden.