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Asarum Canadense

Botanical Name:

Asarum canadense

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How to Grow
Water
High
Water generously when surface of mix is dry.
Sunlight
Full Shade - Partial Shade - Partial Sun
~
0-3 hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Moist, rich soils. pH of 6 to 7 best.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Ground Cover, Herbaceous Perennial, Native Plant, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

0-1 ft.

Flower

Solitary, bell-shaped flower, often hidden among the fallen leaves; three spreading or recurved, pointed, brownish-purple lobes, flowers in mid-spring April-May., Flowers apetalous. Stamens 12. Ovary inferior

Fruit

Displays from May to June, Brown

Benefits
Ornamental

Good, low groundcover for Eastern woodlands and shaded landscapes.

Attracts

Butterflies

Warning

Touching this plant can cause skin irritation in some people.

Taxonomy

Order

Aristolochiales

Family

Aristolochiaceae

Genus

Asarum

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