Pachysandra procumbens, Allegheny pachysandra

Pachysandra procumbens, Allegheny pachysandra
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  • Item #: P30
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average well drained soil:
  • Average Wildlife Value:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Deer Resistant:
  • Drought tolerant:
  • Drought Tolerant:
  • Erosion Control:
  • Groundcover:
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
  • Part - Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
  • Perennial:
  • UPL- Almost never occur in wetlands:
  • Woodland flower:
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Native Range: Southeastern United States
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: March to April
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Naturalize
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Tolerate: Drought, Heavy Shade
Best grown in acidic, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Plants thrive in sun dappled shade under large trees. Foliage tends to bleach when grown in too much sun. Established plants tolerate drought. For use as a ground cover,
Pachysandra procumbens, commonly known as Allegheny spurge, is a shrubby, ground cover which grows 8-12" tall and spreads indefinitely by rhizomes to form a dense carpet of matte blue-green leaves mottled with purple and white. It is native to woodlands from North Carolina and Kentucky south to Florida and Texas.
Popular ground cover for a variety of shady locations in the landscape including areas under trees, foundations, around shrubs or along walkways. Mass on banks or slopes. Woodland gardens. Native plant gardens.