Asarum canadense is the Canadian wild ginger, which will grow well in deep shade and likes a well-drained soil with plenty of humus. It has kidney-shaped leaves with low cup-shaped flowers of a purple or brown colour. A good plant for the woodland edge.
Canadian wild ginger; kidney-shaped leaves with hairy, purple cupped flowers.
||Early to mid spring|
||full or partial shade|
||Alpine winter / part shade summer|
||well drained soil|
||6 - 20 cm|