Asarum canadense ~ Wild Ginger - Delivered By ServeScape
Asarum canadense ~ Wild Ginger-ServeScape
Asarum canadense ~ Wild Ginger-ServeScape

Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger

Regular price$0.00

  • We currently have 0 in stock.
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  • Local Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta within 5-7 business days
  • Guaranteed Locally Grown
**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Wild Ginger is a shade loving native herbaceous perennial grown as a groundcover for its nearly stemless, downy heart shaped dark green foliage.  The flowers are insignificant and hidden below the foliage.  Grows best with heavy shade and consistently moist well-drained acidic soils.  

Wild Ginger has various medicinal uses.  The roots can be used for chronic chest complaints, coughs, asthma, and stomach spasms.  Fresh leaves can be used on wounds or inflammations, and a salve can be made for sores.*  




0.5' - 1' 


1' - 1.5’ 



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 6


Part SunFull Shade

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest: 


MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  No serious pest or disease issues.  Slugs and snails can be an occasional problem.  
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWildlife Garden, Rain GardenNative Gardenand Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Goat's BeardUmbrella Palm, Jacob's Ladder

IMAGE: Wasp32Asarum canadense 4CC BY 4.0

* As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

*ServeScape does not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.


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