Arrowleaf ginger reaches a mature height of 6-8 inches.
Its scented leaves and dark purple flowers are deer-resistant. It grows best in shade to partial shade in Zones 2-9. This low-growing ground cover is great for shaded, woodsy areas. A low-growing perennial, it prefers loamy, moist soil. In the shade garden, arrow-leaf ginger's beautiful lush green foliage adds ornamental interest.
The Arrow-Leaf Ginger is a great plant add to natural areas and brings lots of beautiful green to a location.
It can grow around 6 inches tall and also be approximately eight to fifteen inches wide when fully grown. It can grow virtually anywhere. Hexastylis Arifolia is the botanical name for this plant. Another common name it can often be referred to is heartleaf. It is native to the southeastern United States. It has no above-ground roots and spreads by underground rhizomes. It has two type of leaves that are both hairless. The underground rhizomes produce small scale-like leaves. Above ground, it has broader leaves that are heart-shaped. Typically, the foliage of this plant is a pale white and green color. It also has dark green veins. It also produces flowers one at a time that will be at the end of the rhizomes. This is a slow growing plant and will grow in isolated clusters. These look great in a woodland garden. Typically they will be scattered around with herb layer plants. It blooms from the early part of summer on into the late summer months of the year. This plant thrives best in hardiness zones 6-8 in partial to full shade. It is best to plant them in soil that is rich and acidic. The ground can either be moist or dry. The best pH for the soil is between 5-6.
Climate: Zone 2-9
Height: 6 – 8 inches tall
Width: 8 – 15 inches wide
Blooms: early to late summer
Soil: moist and wet soil
Sun: full sunlight
Botanical name: Hexastylis Arifolia
Arrowleaf Ginger Ships as Bare Root