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Asarum takaoi 'Galaxy'

Japanese Wild Ginger

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Asarum takaoi 'Galaxy' – This little beauty comes from Japan with 2-inch spade-shaped hearts of heavy-textured leaves adorned with silver markings. 'Galaxy' will slowly form a dense, evergreen ground cover in the fertile, humus-rich conditions in which it thrives. Some morning sun is acceptable for Japanese Wild Ginger but this is a shade loving species. Pot grown division.


Height:

3 in

Colors:

Maroon

Characteristics and Attributes for Asarum takaoi 'Galaxy'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Shade
  • Dappled Shade

Attributes

  • Natural Garden
  • Border
  • Formal Garden
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Potted Plant
  • Rock Garden
  • Massing
  • Woodland
  • Trough

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Soil

  • Woodland

Origins

  • Japan

Propagated By

  • Division