heart-leaf


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Noun1.heart-leaf - wild ginger having persistent heart-shaped pungent leavesheart-leaf - wild ginger having persistent heart-shaped pungent leaves; West Virginia to Alabama
Asarum, genus Asarum - wild ginger
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.heart-leaf - evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leavesheart-leaf - evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina
wild ginger - low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes
References in classic literature ?
The most aldermanic, with his chin upon a heart-leaf, which serves for a napkin to his drooling chaps, under this northern shore quaffs a deep draught of the once scorned water, and passes round the cup with the ejaculation tr-r-r-oonk, tr-r-r--oonk, tr-r-r-oonk
WHAT TO CHOOSE Look for plants that can cope with the slightly cooler temperatures and potentially lower light levels, and try to seek out the varieties that are proven toxin filters, such as heart-leaf philodendron, the peace lily, staghorn fern, devil's ivy or any of the ones below.
Trailing plants work well, including spider plants; heart-leaf philodendron and chestnut vine.