Japanese Spurge, Japanese Pachysandra, Carpet Box
Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra terminalis) is a evergreen ground cover for part sunny to shady places.
Full shade to part sun with some morning or evening sun.
Pachysandra terminalis tolerates root pressure and grows good under trees and shrubs.
Rich in humus to sandy-clayey.
This evergreen ground cover likes to be kept evenly moist but not wet.
Z 5 (-24 °C / -11.2 °F)
Small evergree shrub
6 to 12 inches
Flower buds appear in autumn, flowers are open from mid to late spring.
Japanese Spurge is slightly toxic and contains steroidal alkaloids.