- 5 inches to 8 inches tall
- Purple-brown, inconspicuous blooms
- Flowers spring
- Light shade to shade
- Zones 4-8
- Use in naturalistic gardens, and as a groundcover
Description: Native to North America. Deciduous heart-shape leaves. Other species are evergreen -- A.virginicum (hardy to Zone 7), A. europaeum. European ginger (hardy to Zone 5). Combines well with sweet woodruff, hellebore, and epimedium.