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Paxistima canbyi

Also called Cliff Green


Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

More About Paxistima canbyi

  • Inconspicuous, greenish-red flowers
  • Tiny, dark green foliage
  • Evergreen leaves take on copper-green to bronzy tones in the fall
  • Low, spreading, ground cover
  • Bloom Time: May

Interesting Notes:

This plant is native to the central Appalachian Mountains of Eastern United States.

Zone:

2

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Lavender,Red
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Mountain Lover Growing and Maintenance Tips

Paxistima makes a fine, low maintenance, ground cover and filler for moist soils with a high pH. It re-roots where branches touch the soil and grows best in full sun or partial shade.  


Paxistima canbyi Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

 Suitable Substitutions for Paxistima canbyi

Taxus canadensis

Taxus canadensis

Canadian Yew