Wild Ginger Seeds

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AM013034
Wild Ginger’s large heart-shaped leaves create a low, solid, dark green carpet on the forest floor. The flowers are curious, nodding under the leaves with three deep red triangular petals. Not the famous spice!
Zones 4 - 7
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Pest / Disease Resistant
Native
Low Maintenance
Groundcover
Great For Mass Plantings
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Edible
Good For Erosion Control
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Full Shade
Mature Plant Size6-12" tall
Bloom TimeMid to late spring
SizePacket
SKUAM013034

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information
This handsome plant is one that creates a striking groundcover at the base of tall trees in woodland gardens, since the large heart-shaped leaves create a low, solid, dark green carpet. The flowers are curious, nodding under the leaves with three reddish-brownish triangular petals. Like many other plants with attractive leaves, this famous wildflower is grown almost exclusively for its decorative foliage. As for the common name, this eastern woodland plant is no relation to the culinary gingers, which are tropical plants. Wild ginger spreads somewhat rapidly and is a favorite feature in fine, shaded wildflower collections, often used as a contrast companion plant for more showy species such as Trilliums and violets.
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SKUAM013034
Common Name
Wild Ginger
Botanical Name
Asarum canadense
Item Package Size
Packet
Seed Life Cycle
Perennial
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time
Mid to late spring
Mature Height
6-12" tall
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Species
Ships As
Seed
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7
Native To
Eastern United States and Canada
Seeds Per Packet
20
Soil Type
Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Pest / Disease Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Groundcover, Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Edible, Good For Erosion Control
Additional Information
Wild Ginger will keep its foliage throughout the season.
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