Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Not Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Eastern Ky, WV to FL and LA
Source of plant
Deciduous to semi-evergreen to evergreen groundcover spreading by rhizomes, reaching 6" to 10" (12") in height. Foliage flat green to bluish green, often mottled; handsome. Flowers white or pinkish, fragrant, borne on 2" to 4" long spikes in March and April; spikes arise from buds at the base of the stem; all seem to emerge from the center of the plants and make a rather attractive show.
USDA Hardiness Zone
foliage characteristics, winter interest