Asarum caudatumAsarum caudatum

Common Name: Pacific Wild Ginger

Bloomtime: Late spring to early summer

Exposure: Light shade, full shade

Height: 8.0-15.0 cm (3-6") inch

Spread: 15.0-45.0 cm (6-18") inch

Water: moderate to moist

Hardiness: zones 7-9

Zone: 5

Deer Resistant: rarely damaged

Drought Tolerant: moderate, once established

Characteristics: Forms a low, spreading mat of heart-shaped, evergreen foliage, The rhizomes are fleshy and have a warm, spicy, gingery fragrance, The late Spring to Summer flowers are interesting to look at but are often hidden under the foliage, Native to the Pacific Northwest