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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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japanese pachysandra is spreading groundcover
Photo 12 of 12A native alternative is the Allegheny Spurge (Pachysandra procumbens), which has bolder foliage and larger flowers.

Japanese Pachysandra (12 of 12)

Spreading, evergreen groundcover with white flowers in the spring
Plant in partial to full shade
Plant in average to dry well-drained soil
Height: 6-12 inches; width: 18-24 inches, spreading
Hardy in USDA zones: 4-8
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch in fall; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch in fall; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in partial to full shade.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in partial to full shade.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in partial to full shade.

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