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

Asarum maximum 'Ling Ling'
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This wild ginger has heart shaped, bright green foliage with 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 - 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 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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