• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate to slow growth, 6 to 12 in. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Cold Hardy Groundcover
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:gol-THEER-ee-uh pro-KUM-benz
    Plant type:Shrub, Groundcover
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate to slow growth, 6 to 12 in. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
    Companion PlantsLily of the Valley (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Strawberry Tree (Arbutus); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in organically rich, evenly moist, acidic, well-drained soil, sited in bright shade or filtered sun. Best suited to cool summer regions. Shelter from harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly to maintain moist soil. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Spreads by rhizomes.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.