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Panda Face Ginger, Panda Flower
Asarum maximum 'Green Panda'

Family: Aristolochiaceae
Genus: Asarum (as-AIR-um) (Info)
Species: maximum (MAKS-ih-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Panda

Category:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Mottled

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)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Villa Rica, Georgia

Fallston, Maryland

Severn, Maryland

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 20, 2007, mikayak from Severn, MD wrote:

According to literature, this plant is only marginally hardy in my area (Maryland). In addition, I missed covering it during my winterizing routine. It not only survived a VERY cold winter (2006-2007), it wasn't even stressed by it. And, when I did my spring cleaning, it was already in bloom. And the bloom is very "different". Great plant.