Photo Credits: 2012 Neal Kramer | 2008 Keir Morse | 2008 Keir Morse

USDA Zones: 8-10
Sunset Zones: 4-5, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Part,Shade
Water: Moderate
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: Yes
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Groundcover
Size: 1 ft wide x 4 ft high
Form: Trailing - Groundcover
Flower Color: Red
Flower Season: Summer
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Coarse
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Scent

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Wild ginger grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.