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Quicksilver Chinese Wild Ginger

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Dramatic silver mottling adorns the deep green foliage which creates a striking groundcover or filler in shady and woodland gardens. The large 2 in. flowers are curiously hidden underneath the leaves that can be up to 7 inches long. Semi-evergreen. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • High

  • Height
    2 feet or less

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Asarum splendens 'Quicksilver'
Plant Type Ground Covers, Perennials
Plant Subtype SHADE FOLIAGE/FLOWER
Foliage Color Variegated
Light Needs Partial Shade, Full Shade
Water Needs High
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 6 - 9
Height 2 feet or less
Special Uses Dramatic Foliage Color, Shade Loving
Flower Color Brown
Bloom Time Spring, Summer

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