Pachysandra axillaris 'Windcliff'Item #5357 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Collected by Dan Hinkley on LongShou Shan in Sichuan Province in the summer of 2006, this rarely encountered species of Pachysandra offers distinctive evergreen foliage and white flowers in early spring, repeating again in autumn. An ideal and unique ground cover, just four to six inches high, for shade or sun.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:pack-ee-SAND-rah ax-ILL-ar-issDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:4 to 6 inches tall, spreadingSpecial features:Easy CareFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Early spring, repeating again in AutumnFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsPeriwinkle (Vinca); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.