Quicksilver Chinese Wild Ginger

Asarum splendens 'Quicksilver'

SKU
02912
Silver highlights on deep green foliage creates a shimmering effect in shady, woodland gardens. Clumps to form a stunning groundcover. Large flowers are curiously hidden beneath elongated leaves that can be up to seven inches long. Semi-evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationas-AIR-um SPLEN-denz
Average Size at MaturityForms a vigorously spreading, dense mat 6 to 12 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSpring into Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseWoodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Shade Loving
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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