Asarabacca Asarum europaeum



A. europaeum is a creeping, evergreen perennial forming carpets of kidney-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves. The green, then purple, flowers are hidden under the foliage

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      asarabacca foalfoot foal's foot hazelwort wild ginger wild nard see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Up to 10 cm

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning needed

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Garden Edging Ground Cover

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown in containers as soon as ripe, or divide in early spring

  • insectPests

    Slugs and snails can be a problem especially in spring

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free