European Ginger

European Ginger

Zones: 2 to 9
Light: Shade
Bloom Time: Spring
Height: 6″ to 12″
Spread: 12″ to 24″

Ginger is perfect for ground cover under a bush or grown among rocks.

The European variety has attractive round shiny leaves and grows much slower than North American wild ginger.

Although it blooms in the spring, the blooms are insignificant and most gardeners plant it for its beautiful foliage.

This post was originally published on June 17, 2020 but was updated with new content on June 18, 2022.