Asarum arifolium

Arrow-leaf Ginger

Categories: Wildflower

In early spring, 8" tall x 1' wide evergreen clumps adorned with dark purple flowers appear at the leaf base. This easy-to-grow woodland gem is a must for the shade garden. - See more at:

More About Asarum arifolium

  • very hardy and deer resistant
  • a must for the shade garden

The arrowhead-shaped, anise-scented leaves are shiny dark green, highlighted with silver veining. - See more at:

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6-8 in


8-15 in

Hardiness Zone:


Asarum arifolium Characteristics


  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Shade Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Flower Color

  • inconspicuous


  • Spreading