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Hexastylis virginica

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Family: Aristolochiaceae
Genus: Hexastylis (hex-uh-STY-lus) (Info)
Species: virginica (vir-JIN-ih-kuh) (Info)

Synonym:Asarum memmingeri
Synonym:Asarum virginicum
Synonym:Hexastylis memmingeri

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

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

Auburn, Alabama
Centre, Alabama
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Isle, Minnesota
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Blacksburg, Virginia
Leesburg, Virginia
Great Cacapon, West Virginia



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