• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 6 to 8 in. high, quickly spreading to 15 ft. wide, or more.
    Key Feature:
    Easy Care Groundcover
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HED-er-uh HE-licks
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 6 to 8 in. high, quickly spreading to 15 ft. wide, or more.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
    Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Euonymus (Euonymus); Pittosporum (Pittosporum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in enriched, moist, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers evenly moist soil, but tolerates mild drought. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart; closer for faster coverage.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.

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