Variegated Japanese Spurge
Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'
Also known as
10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Variegated Japanese Spurge Overview
This RHS AGM award winning Pachysandra terminalis is perfect for carpeting bare areas of earth between deciduous shrubs or trees. It has rosettes of glossy, dark green leaves whose serrated edges are cream they form dense mats of eye catching ground cover in sun or shade. In early summer upright clusters of tiny, white flowers contrast beautifully with the variegated foliage.
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How to harvest Variegated Japanese Spurge
Generally not harvested
How to propagate Variegated Japanese Spurge
Divide the plant before flowering in spring.
Take softwood cuttings in summer (after the flowers)
You can propagate by removing self-rooted layers.
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Other uses of Variegated Japanese Spurge
A shade tolerant creeping low maintenance plant that is perfect for covering banks/slopes or used as under planting of shrubs in informal cottage or gravel gardens.