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Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Wild Ginger Plant - Asarum canadense is an Excellent Flowering Ground Cover
Wild ginger makes the excellent ground cover as the beautiful heart-shaped leaves spread out. The Wild Ginger leaves are glossy and evergreen in color. The flowers will peek through the leaves to add to the beauty of this plant. Most herbs are a purplish brown, but there are times when a reddish or greenish flower will appear. They start to appear and grow in early spring. This low, colony-forming perennial grows only 4-8 in. High and creates a beautiful ground cover as they display their mighty green colored leaves.
Wild Ginger Plant are Best Utilized as Ground Cover for Woodland Garden Settings
They usually bloom in April and May each year and brings gorgeous small white flowers that appear to be peeking through the dark colored leaves. These plants are straightforward to grow and care for. This plant can be seen in the eastern part of the United States in wooded and forest areas. The leaves on this plant provide a unique look when they are mature.
Although not related to culinary ginger, the roots of this plant produced a similar scent and were used by early Americans as a ginger substitute. The plant is not commonly used today for culinary purposes.
The Wild Ginger plant is used to treat several things. This plant is an excellent blood thinner and can help reduce angina when the cholesterol is lowered. This plant can also help lower cholesterol. Ginger will also help relieve abdominal cramps Wild Ginger Plant is made into a powder or oil form and is added to teas to help with poor circulation in the winter months. The roots of this plant are where all of the medicinal qualities lie.
The Wild Ginger Plant is native to Asia and North America and commonly found in shaded, wooded areas. Keep in mind that Wild Ginger is a perennial and not the same as ginger root used for cooking purposes. Wild Ginger best used for decorative purposes in the garden. Wild Ginger is a short species that only grow to be roughly 6 inches tall. Due to their size, Wild Ginger plants best utilized as ground cover for woodland garden settings.
Wild Ginger is easy to care for and grow. This species requires a vast amount of shade to survive. For the most luscious plants, you will want to have moist, well-drained soil. When these plants placed under a tree or other larger plants in landscaping, they become self-sufficient and require little to no maintenance from you.
The appearance of this species is quite simplistic. Wild Ginger are known to have broad, dark green leaves. Wild Ginger also has Spring blooms. These blooms are typically small due to the plant size. You will notice petite flowers that are about an inch long. Wild Ginger is one of the top plants picks for a woodland garden setting that requires a ground Cover