A great alternative to the standard Pachysandra terminalis , P. procumbens also has fragrant flowers and more attractive foliage.
Pachysandra procumbens has fragrant, white flower spikes in spring, later becoming camouflaged by a new flush of gorgeous, crisp green foliage. Leaves have a scalloped margin and take on an attractive pale silver mottling. A wonderful low-growing perennial ground cover native to the southeastern US. Herbaceous from zone 6 down but semi-evergreen to evergreen in zones 7-9.
Common Name: Allegheny Spurge
Family: Buxaceae (The Boxwood Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Woodlands of the southeastern US.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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