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Pachysandra procumbens (Pachysandra)

Type Herb, Culinary, Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Pachysandra procumbens - Cultivation Notes

This usful spreading evergreen ground cover plant will happily grow in part or full shade in any dry or damp soil fertile soil. Well suited for covering the ground under shrubs or at the front of the border it is best grown in groups and allowed to spread.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Pachysandra procumbens:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Pachysandra procumbens

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Pachysandra procumbens:

  • Ideal for planting within the herb garden
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Common Missspellings: Pacisandra, Pachisandra, Pakisandra, Pakesandra

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