Wild Ginger (Hexastylis shuttleworthii)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Hexastylis shuttleworthii Accepted
Asarum shuttleworthii Synonym
Hexastylis shuttleworthii var. shuttleworthii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 9 inches (15-23cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Brown
Other: Purple-brown
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Flies


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Date: June 2017
By Blitz_40
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