Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra terminalis)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 8-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Stolons and runners

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Please ID this plant by pieohpah75 Jun 12, 2017 8:38 PM 3
Name this plant/weed by cmjb13 Apr 11, 2017 2:03 PM 12
Pachysandra Question by RickM Apr 27, 2017 3:34 PM 14
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groundcovers? I want it all... by UrbanWild Oct 22, 2016 4:26 AM 4
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