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Pachyphragma

Pachyphragma spp.

Pachyphragma macrophyllum-2 by Fagus (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

10cm

Min

50cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Pachyphragma Overview

Pachyphragma is a monotypic genus containing just 1 species, Pachyphragma macrophyllum. It is a herbaceous perennial in the mustard family, Brassicaceae.

Common problems with Pachyphragma

How to propagate Pachyphragma

Cuttings

Division or stem cuttings in late spring.

Division

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Special features of Pachyphragma

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Pachyphragma

Suitable as ground cover under shrubs.