Asarum Europeum


Wild Ginger. Semi-evergreen with kidney-shaped dark green leaves Bell-shaped, greenish purple then brown flowers. Max Height 8cm. Max Spread 30cm. Flowers March to April.


Moist well drained acidic soil. Shaded site. Hardy.


General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.