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Pachysandra procumbens

Native Plants

Allegheny Pachysandra

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Summary

Pachysandra procumbens is an attractive native groundcover with its mottled, evergreen foliage and fragrant white bottlebrush-shaped flowers in early to mid-spring. It spreads slowly to form a dense carpet 8-10” tall. Allegheny pachysandra performs well in a variety of soils from moist to dry and a range of soil pH as long as it is growing in partial to full shade. This woodland plant is also considered by many to be very deer and drought resistant. Pachysandra procumbens is a versatile plant that makes a lovely companion for many plants including Hydrangea quercifolia, Leucothoe fontanesiana, Rhododendron vaseyi, Phlox divaricata, and Polemonium reptans.


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  • Plant Type
    perennial 
  • Sun/Shade Conditions
    filtered-shade, partial-shade, shade 
  • Foliage Character
    evergreen, semi-evergreen 
  • Soil Moisture
    average, dry, moist 
  • Flowering Period
    early-spring, mid-spring
  • Soil PH
    adaptable 
  • Flower Color
    white 
  • Summer Foliage Color
    green 
  • Fall Foliage Color
    green 
  • Fruit/Seed Color
    not-showy