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Pachysandra terminalis (Japanes Spurge, Pachysandra)

Type Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Spreading ground hugging, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Spring), Dark green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Pachysandra terminalis - 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 terminalis:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Design & Plant Use for Pachysandra terminalis:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting

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Common Missspellings: Pacisandra, Pachisandra, Pakisandra, Pakesandra

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