Asarum 'Quicksilver' is an Asian ginger with large, leathery dark green leaves that are mottled with silver. Also referred to as Chinese Wild Ginger, Asarum splendens 'Quicksilver' is a rhizomatous spreader making it a great groundcover. It has 2" dark purple-brown blooms at ground level in mid to late spring.
Asarum prefers shade and humus-rich, moist soil. Asarum 'Quicksilver' tolerates clay and damp soils and is relatively fast growing compared to other Asian Asarum.