Asarum splendens 'Quicksilver'

Quicksilver Chinese Ginger
Wild Ginger

Evergreen, Semi-evergreen Groundcover, Perennial

Heart shaped foliage of hardy ginger, Asarum splendens. This is likely the variety A.' Quicksilver'.

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Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Deep Shade, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Regular / Even


Size: 6 - 12 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Bold, Coarse
Foliage Quality: Bold, Coarse

Features: Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Green, Silver / Gray, Variegated

Flower Color: Black
Bloom Season: Apr, May, Jun, Spring, Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Groundcover, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deep Shade, Dry Shade

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Late Winter / Early Spring, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Late Fall / Early Winter, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: ground hugger
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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