Asarum canadense - Perennial deciduous ground cover. Part to full shade. 20 cms height, 50 cms width. Prefers a moist, shady position. A good low maintenance plant for a shady spot. Unusual looking mauve purple flowers produced in spring. A slow spreading growth rate, making this a non invasive plant. A herb with a long history of use by Native Americans. Will grow in most moist, rich soils. A medicinal herb.