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Pachysandra procumbens

Also called Mountain Spurge


Pachysandra procumbens - Allegheny Spurge

More About Pachysandra procumbens

  • Pinkish-white, fragrant, flower spikes
  • Flowers form before the new foliage emerges
  • Blooms appear on pinkish-red, flower stems
  • Matte, green leaves are tinged with gray and bronze mottling
  • Ovate and scalloped leafs, 7 cm long x 6 cm wide
  • Deciduous in northern zones, but semi-evergreen in warmer climates
  • Bloom Time: April to May
  • Flower Size: 10 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Pink (pale)

Allegheny Spurge Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in  an acidic, organically rich, well-drained soil with medium moisture, in partial to full shade. Foliage may bleach out in too much sun. A drought tolerant, ground cover once established. Plants spread by rhizomes to form colonies. 

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Pachysandra procumbens Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Spring
Early Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging
Naturalizing