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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Vines as Ground CoversVines as Ground Covers
By goldfinch4 on May 24, 2013

When most people think of vines, they think vertical growth. However, many types of vines can also be used as ground covers.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant identification by Eliz656 Jun 11, 2020 7:24 PM 4
Hi guys what plant is this? by dharma May 4, 2020 1:51 PM 2
Shade Evergreen Ground Covering by Like_Jane May 22, 2020 2:08 PM 4
ID minnesota ground cover by Cryptid Mar 25, 2020 4:19 PM 1
groundcover with slightly woody stems, what is it? by ILPARW Mar 16, 2020 5:44 PM 13
Plant ID - VA by Verac Sep 27, 2019 1:44 PM 7
what is this plant, can I get rid of it and plant something better by abhi555 May 10, 2019 8:55 PM 4
ID this weed please by mozart007 Apr 3, 2019 7:56 PM 4
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

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