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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
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.

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

By division in spring or softwood cuttings in early summer.

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