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Asarum splendens 'Quick Silver'

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

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

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

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative MelodySW 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.

Regional...

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

Winterville, Georgia
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
Memphis, Tennessee



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