Arrowleaf Ginger Plant

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Asarum Canadensis - Arrow Leaf Ginger-Asarum arifolium Hardy Planting Zones- 2-9 Sun or Shade – Partial to Full Shade Mature Height - 6-8" Mature Width- 6-15" Bloom Season – Spring and Summer Gardener Status- Beginner
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Arrowleaf Ginger Plant - Asarum arifolium

Arrowleaf Ginger is an ornamental groundcover that thrives in shady areas of agricultural zones two through nine. Glossy, heart-shaped foliage grows between six to eight inches tall and spreads to one foot wide in the shade. Brownish-purple blooms appear in mid to late spring, and roots smell like the culinary spice ginger.

Arrowleaf Ginger (Asarum Ari folium) is easily recognized by its marble green leaves shaped like arrows. Hence the name Arrow Leaf. The aroma emitted is a bonus as it aids in turning away deer. The scent is similar to anise. This beautiful wildflower requires humus rich, but moist soil as it grows to maturity. It is important to note that 'wild ginger' can be mistaken for Arrowleaf, The distinguishing characteristic is its leaves shaped like points, and it stands just a bit taller. Arrowleaf Ginger can be used in landscapes; it is a lovely green, low developing ground cover, ideal for shaded forest regions. Genuinely unique about different perennial herbs, but useful for edging and naturalizing. As most of the ginger, it can be moderate Arrowleaf Ginger (Asarum Ari folium) is easily recognized by its marble green leaves shaped like arrows. Hence the name Arrow Leaf. Sprinting to up to 6-8inches tall in early summer, the Arrowleaf blooms dark purple flowers emerge with a light aroma. The aroma emitted is a bonus as it aids in turning away deer. The scent is similar to anise.

This lovely wildflower requires humus rich, but moist soil as it grows to maturity. The plant enjoys cold climates as it is partial to shade and is pleased to overwinter. It grows hardily in planting zones 2-9. It is important to note that 'wild ginger' can be mistaken for Arrowleaf, the distinguishing characteristic is its leaves shaped like points, and it stands just a bit taller.