Ginger
Asarum splendens 'Quick Silver'

Family: Aristolochiaceae
Genus: Asarum (as-AIR-um) (Info)
Species: splendens (SPLEN-denz) (Info)
Cultivar: Quick Silver

Category:

Groundcovers

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Mottled

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Winterville, Georgia

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Glenshaw, Pennsylvania

Memphis, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative

On Aug 1, 2012, MelodySW from Wheaton, IL wrote:

Questionable if hardy in Zone 5. Did not survive the winter along the lakeshore in South Haven Michigan. Probably an issue with high winds and little or no snow cover this past winter.