NAME: Wild Ginger
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Canadian Ginger / Indian Ginger / Vermont Snakeroot / Heart Snakeroot / Southern Snakeroot / Black Snakeroot / Colt's Foot / Coltsfoot Snakeroot
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Asarum Canadense
COLOR: Reddish Purple
PLANT SEEDS: Stratify
BLOOM TIME: April - June
HARDINESS ZONE: 2 - 8
PLANT HEIGHT: 6 - 12"
PLANT SPACING: 9 - 12"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - Moist
QUANTITY: 25 Seeds
OTHER: Asarum Canadense, commonly called Wild Ginger, is native to The US & Canada. This plant has many traditional Native American medicinal uses. No longer as common as it once was, Wild Ginger is listed as a threatened species in Maine. This woodland plant enjoys shade & moist soil, but can tolerate some dry spells. Wild Ginger is deer & rabbit resistant, & makes an excellent ground cover. The plants have a neat clumping habit & heart shaped leaves that can grow as large as 6” across. The cup shaped flowers are a lovely reddish color with 3 leaves or petals. Butterflies will enjoy visiting the blooms, & Wild Ginger is also a host plant for the Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly. While they are different from culinary ginger zingiber officinale, the roots of Asarum Canadense do have a similar gingery fragrance.
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Jun 30, 2020
I was disappointed it took this item so long to ship :( However they arrived
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Nov 20, 2019
They are seeds I havent planted yet. But very nice