Photo Courtesy of NVK Nurseries

Asarum europaeum (European Wild Ginger)

Shiny, leathery heart-shaped dark green leaves which, in regions with mild winters, are evergreen. In late spring, small bell-shaped flowers bloom but are unnoticed because they are hidden by the dense foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.5 in tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture