California Natives - ASARUM CAUDATUM
Wild Ginger, Western Wild Ginger
A perennial groundcover for shady, woodland areas. Dark, glossy, heart-shaped leaves are 2 - 7 inches across. Grows well under redwoods. Native to the Pacific Northwest. Drought tolerant once established. Can tolerate full shade.
USDA zones: 6 - 10
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 14 - 24
Mature size: 6 - 12 inches high and 2 - 3 feet wide
Light needs: partial to full shade
Water needs: regular to ample water