Asarum maximum – Panda Face Ginger


Asarum maximum – Panda Face Ginger

Rare Chinese member of the ginger family, amazing black and white flowers appear on the ground at the base of the leaves. Flowers have a mushroom scent and use flies for pollination. Forms an attractive ground cover in most climates, slow growing.

Note: The photo represents a typical plant, plants are selected randomly from available stock and may vary. 


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Position - partial shade, great in gardens, borders, rockeries or pots in good open soils. Indoors only in sunny positions otherwise they will not flower and will have thin, long leaves.

Watering - can be watered all year-round. Plants will not tolerate drying out.

Feeding - 25% of recommended dosage monthly in growing period. The less fertiliser the better the shape, of the plant. Fertilisers high nitrogen can produce larger plants with less colour.

Repotting can be left to overgrow their pots, or repotted in the warmer months in almost any well drained potting mix.