Use the roots of this plant as a ginger substitute. An eastern counterpart of A. caudatum and more heat-tolerant than A. european. Its paired leaves up to 7 inches long may irritate skin. Divide in spring.
Attributes - Asarum canadense
Plant Type: Ground Cover
Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring
Flower Color: Purple
Height: 4 in. to 6 in.
Width: 1 ft.
Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade
Climate: Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Fragrant, Low Maintenance.