Easy care. The roots (which look like ginger) are very visible in the early spring. Some may not like that. "Blooms" are more like colorful knobs on those roots. Best thing about wild ginger is the dense leaves that emerge quickly in the spring. Will thicken and spread in my zone but not invasive. This plant doesn't like sun and its leaves will look burned by mid-summer if it gets too much sun. Excellent shady-spot ground cover.
The flowers on this plant are inconspicuous but there must be seeds produced as it pops up around the shade garden. It's glossy leaves are a nice contrast to many other shade loving plants. It is a low, slow spreading ground cover for under hostas and astilbes. Really lovely.
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