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- Common Name: Wild Ginger
- Botanical Name: Asarum caudatum
- Family: Aristolochiaceae
- Origin: United States
- California Native: Yes
- Plant Type: Perennials
- Foliage Type: Evergreen
- CA Plant Climate Zone: 4-6, 14-24
- Exposure:Partial Shade to Full Shade
- Irrigation: Medium Water Needs
- WUCOLS Rating:
Regions 1 2 3 4 5 6 M M H ? / / Based on Your Location
- Height: <1 foot
- Width: Spreading
- Flower Color: n/a
- Tags: Wild ginger, CA native, shade, moist
About This Plant
Wild Ginger is native to moist, coastal woodlands from Northern California through British Columbia. Its heart-shaped, lush, dark-green grows to 8"-12" tall and spreads by rhizomes. Use Wild Ginger as a ground cover in shady areas and provide moderate moisture.
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