Pachysandra terminalis ‘Variegata’

VARIEGATED JAPANESE SPURGE

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Description

Pachysandra terminalis ‘Variegata’
VARIEGATED JAPANESE SPURGE

A truly classy shade ground-cover with creeping stems and short upright branches. Pachysandra terminalis ‘Variegata’ is less vigorous than the species plant. Beautiful scented white fluffy heads in summer. Mat-forming evergreen foliage, irregularly variegated cream margins and ranging green leaves. 

Easy to grow & care for

Once new growth shoots mature, the previous season’s growth disappears. Pachysandra terminalis ‘Variegata’ is very easy to enjoy without the need to prune or shape as well as not requiring any feed, just a moist but well drained spot in the Shade. Additionally they are Frost hardy and can tolerate some dry shade conditions once established.

Growing: Pachysandra terminalis ‘Variegata’
VARIEGATED JAPANESE SPURGE

– Height with flowers: 20cm approx.
– Width: 30cm – 50cm approx.

– Position: Partial Shade as well as Deep Shade.
– Soil: Will tolerate a range of soil conditions but must be well drained. Pachysandra are acid-loving plants and will grow best in the 4.0 – 4.5 region on the PH scale.

– Fragrance: Scented flowers
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Evergreen Perennial
– Attracts: Bees as well as all types of beneficial pollinators.

– Care: Easy to grow and very little maintenance required. Pachysandra aren’t heavy feeders and only require a tidy up of old growth but basically no pruning. However young plants will benefit from an annual feeding, in early spring with a slow-release shrub & tree type fertilizer or organic compost addition.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Left alone by nibbling pests because they find the growth unpalatable.
– Origin: Native to Japan, Korea and also China. They have also been introduced to eastern North America.

 

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