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Plant Details

Asarum caudatum f. album

White British Columbia Wild Ginger
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 6 feet
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Handsome evergreen goundcover, to only 4-6" tall, and spreading into clumps by underground rhizomes. Leaves and roots are are aromatic when crushed. Spring flowers are greenish white in this form, a nice contrast to the dark green leaves, though flowers are often hidden under the leaves. Worth searching out. Best in shade in well-drained, humousy soil. Needs water to established and then tolerates some summer drought. Frost hardy to -20 °F, USDA zone 5.

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