Scientific Name: Asarum europaeum Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:European wild ginger Texture:Coarse
Family Name:AristolochiaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Distinctive smell, Reniform Orbicular
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Green, Purple, Brown, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Perennial border, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves shiny reniform to orbicular, bases overlapping near petiole.