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Asarum splendens
Asarum splendens
Asarum splendens
Asarum splendens

Asarum splendens

Regular price $28.00 Sale

Splendid Chinese Ginger. This stunning groundcover is truly splendid and has 6", bold, heart-shaped leaves highlighted in silver. Since it is stoloniferous, it will make a solid mat of foliage in the shade garden. Really, this might be called the aristocrat of groundcovers. Probably hardy even into zone 6, where its foliage may be killed, but it will recover in the spring from its underground stems. It has fascinating flowers right on the ground under the foliage, but they are rarely observed since they are usually covered by its leaves. One can best enjoy these when grown in a container and viewed at eye level. This species was introduced by the Arnold Arboretum. China. The last picture is the size we are shipping. Zones 6-9.

Zones 6-9