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Windcliff Fragrant Pachysandra

Pachysandra axillaris 'Windcliff Fragrant'

SKU
09319
Uniquely fragrant white flowers appear in early spring, repeating in autumn on this rarely encountered selection of Pachysandra, brought to Monrovia by plant explorer Dan Hinkley. Spreads by rhizomes to form a dense carpet of glossy, dark green foliage, providing an attractive and unique evergreen groundcover for shade or dappled sun.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationpak-ih-SAN-druh ax-ILL-ar-iss
LorePachysandra is related to the boxwoods, and though it has a much different growth habit and needs shade, it offers similar durability.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading slowly by underground stems.
Bloom TimeEarly spring; may repeat in fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Groundcover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Periwinkle (Vinca); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera)

Thrives in rich, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Prefers cool, shaded settings. Water deeply, 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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