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botanical name:
Pachysandra terminalis
Pachysandra terminalis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Japanese Spurge
family:  Buxaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 0.25m
width: m
growth rate: slow
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Evergreen suckering shrublet makes excellent ground cover for shade. It has whorls of mid to dark green leaves and little white flower spikes in spring. Indefinate spread.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, humus-rich soil in full or part shade.

propagation:
By division in spring or softwood cuttings in early summer.

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