European wild ginger is a beautiful perennial plant that grows slowly to present a shining green garden all year long if the winters in your area are not harsh. It grows well in various types of soil. However, it is better if the soil is slightly acidic rather than alkaline. The European wild ginger grows best in shade, but if the weather in the area is cool it can manage sunlight just fine.
European wild ginger is known by its leaves rather than by its flowers. Its leaves are a dark, rich green color that does not fade when a mild winter comes. it is an evergreen plant.
The shape of the shining leaves is similar to that of a kidney and can be anywhere from three to four inches across. Because of their size and tendency to spread, this plant makes the perfect ground cover for shady areas. The stalks are about five inches long. This makes for an extra thick, beautiful garden plant as well.
European Wild Ginger
The European wild ginger is not generally plagued by disease or pests, but it does attract lovely butterflies of various species to your garden for you to enjoy.It is easy to care for and usually spreads by gradual self-seeding. You can further propagate the spreading of European wild ginger by division when spring comes around.
Its small, brown flowers are very inconspicuous. In fact, they can scarcely be seen, because they grow beneath the leaves at the base of the stem. This plant is enjoyed for its leaves rather than for its flowers.
Locations that it is best for are any places that are shady and relatively cool. It will take a while to establish, but when it does you will have a carpet of green foliage to soothe you and ornament your garden for many years to come.
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