Allotropa virgata, or candystick, is a perennial species of western North America. It is a mycoheterotroph, meaning that it forms a part of a complex threesome, obtaining all of its carbohydrates and at least some of its minerals from a fungus, which in turn obtains its carbohydrates from a tree or shrub. The...
(aka: Hexastylis arifolia) Asarum arifolium 'Silver Spreader' is a 2015 Plant Delights introduction that we originally discovered in a colony of stoloniferous wild gingers in 2006 in Clay County, Georgia. Virtually every North American native Asarum arifolium forms a tight clump, but this selection makes a stoloniferous spreading groundcover reminiscent of the European Asarum europaeum. In seven years, Asarum arifolium 'Silver Spreader' has formed a 6" tall x 2' wide dense patch of anise-scented