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Botanical/Common Image Description Price
Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger

Heart-shaped deciduous foliage is somewhat fuzzy and velvety green. Unusual purple-brown flowers are at ground level for b beetle pollination. If conditions are right, they spread and colonize quickly and vigorously. Among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade.
Stock #: 219-001
Zone: 3-9     Height: 6-12''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover Native Americans
$6.99 each

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Asarum caudatum f. album

Wild Ginger

The same gorgeous evergreen heart-shaped, glossy foliage as the species but the fascinating flowers are white and bell shaped with long tail-like tips at ground level for beetle pollination. This is one of the most easiest to grow spreading about a foot a year. Among the most beautiful and elegant of our native plants and an excellent ground cover for the shade. Asarum caudatum comes from the north western states of the USA and up into Canada. Syn, Hexastylis
Stock #: 219-014
Zone: 4-9     Height: 7-10''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover Great-Plant-Pick Native Americans
$7.99 each

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Asarum europaeum

Wild Ginger

Our most popular Asarum and the most difficult to keep in stock. A choice evergreen with dark green, polished foliage. The small greenish-brown drooping flowers are inconspicuous. Among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade. A well deserved Great Plant Pick! Syn: Hexastylis
Stock #: 219-008
Zone: 4-9     Height: 6-8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover Great-Plant-Pick
$11.99 each

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Asarum maximum 'Green Panda'

Wild Ginger

Stunning black and white blooms to 2'' across below dark green, evergreen, heart shaped, glossy leaves. Among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade. A very popular Asarum. Exotic looking but easy to grow.
Stock #: 219-002
Zone: 7-8     Height: 8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
$9.99 each

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Asarum maximum 'Ling Ling' (Hexastylis)

Wild Ginger

Like the face of a panda, these stunning black and white 2 inch velvety blooms peek out from under its fabulous foliage. The leaves are heart shaped and glossy dark green mottled with silvery blotches. This evergreen is among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade and one of the most sought after of all the Asarum species. Exotic looking but easy to grow.
Stock #: 219-011
Zone: 7-8     Height: 8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
$9.99 each

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Asarum splendens 'Quick Silver'

Wild Ginger

Stunning, large, silver mottled evergreen leaves. Huge, 3-inch wide flowers are brown, purple and cream. Plants spread readily. This vigorous and superbly easy-to-grow Chinese ginger makes a great groundcover for the woodland garden. Variegation can be quite variable from plant to plant.
Stock #: 219-012
Zone: 6-10     Height: 6-8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover Great-Plant-Pick
$9.99 each

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Asarum splendens

Wild Ginger

Splendid indeed! This vigorous and superbly easy-to-grow Chinese ginger makes a great groundcover for the woodland garden. The large, evergreen dark green leaves are heavily adorned with silvery mottling throughout. In early spring, you will also love this one for the large 2'' dark purple flowers. One of the best from the ginger family. Variegation can be quite variable from plant to plant. Syn,
Stock #: 219-006
Zone: 6-9     Height: 6-8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover Great-Plant-Pick
$8.99 each

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Asarum virginica (Hexastylis)

Virginia Heartleaf

The 2'' wide, rounded, dark green leaves are highlighted by a dramatic pattern of silver veining. Among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade. Variegation can be quite variable from plant to plant.
Stock #: 219-007
Zone: 5-9     Height: 6-8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
$10.99 each

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Asarum arifolium (Hexastylis)

Wild Ginger

Arrow shaped leaves which are evergreen and can be up to 5 inches long. Incredibly fragrant (anise-scent) when crushed. In spring, the unique flowers hide just below the foliage. Among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade. Variegation can be quite variable from plant to plant.
Stock #: 219-009
Zone: 5-9     Height: 6''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
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Asarum caudatum (Hexastylis)

Wild Ginger

Evergreen heart-shaped, glossy foliage, velvety green and interesting brownish-purple bell shaped flowers with long, tail-like tips at ground level for beetle pollination. This is one of the most easiest to grow spreading about a foot a year. Among the most beautiful and elegant of our native plants and an excellent ground cover for the shade.
Stock #: 219-010
Zone: 4-9     Height: 7-10''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover Great-Plant-Pick Native Americans
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Asarum shuttleworthii (Hexastylis)

Wild Ginger

Beautifully-marbled foliage with silver veining. In early Spring its center is filled with unique, darkly marbled cup like flowers. Variable, roundish sometimes cordate foliage, much larger than any of the other gingers, the leaves of this variety can approach 6'' long. A fascinating plant.
Stock #: 219-004
Zone: 6-10     Height: 10''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
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Asarum shuttleworthii 'Callaway'

Wild Ginger

Dark green, kidney shaped, shiny foliage uniformly marbled with very silver stunning variegation in the leaf veins. Below the foliage are deeply cup shaped, purple-red flowers at ground level for b beetle pollination. Among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade.
Stock #: 219-003
Zone: 4-7     Height: 6-12''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
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Asarum shuttleworthii var. harperi 'Velvet Queen'

Harper's Ginger

Leaves rounded and attractively marked with heavy silver mottling. Flowers are about twice as large (1-2 inches) as normal for this species. This is a relatively small plant that spreads to make a fine wide patch over time.
Stock #: 219-013
Zone: 6-10     Height: 6-8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover Great-Plant-Pick
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Not Offered for Sale
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Asarum virginica (Hexastylis)

Virginia Heartleaf

The 2'' wide, rounded, dark green leaves are highlighted by a dramatic pattern of silver veining. Among the most beautiful and unusual of ground covers for the shade. Variegation can be quite variable from plant to plant.
Stock #: 219-007
Zone: 5-9     Height: 6-8''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
Reference Library Listing Only
Not Offered for Sale

 
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