• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading slowly by underground stems.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving Groundcover
    Blooms:
    Early spring, and again in fall.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pack-ee-SAND-rah ax-ILL-ar-iss
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading slowly by underground stems.
    Special features:Easy Care, Year-round Interest
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early spring, and again in fall.
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
    Companion PlantsPeriwinkle (Vinca); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in rich, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Prefers cool, shaded settings. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Space 2 to 3 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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