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Asarum maximum ‘Ling Ling’
Common Name: Panda Face Ginger Family: Aristolochiaceae (The Birthwort Family)

Notes:
Asarum 'Ling Ling' is a wild ginger with heart-shaped, bright green foliage with minty silver blotches. The incredible flowers are black with white lobes around the centre and smell like mushrooms. Evergreen. Grow in a container or in the ground. Protect new growth from slugs.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Forests in humus rich soils at elevations of 600 - 800 metres.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourBlack
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Height4-8" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread8-12" FragranceYes
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White
Soil MoistureMoist Average Stem Colour
Hardiness6-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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