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A picture of a Allegheny Spurge

Allegheny Spurge

Pachysandra procumbens

Also known as

Allegheny Pachysandra, Mountain-Spurge

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Allegheny Spurge

Photograph of Alleghany Pachysandraen (Pachysandra procumbens en ).  Photo taken at the Tyler Arboretum where it was identified.

Camera and Exposure Details:Camera: Nikon D50Lens: Nikon Nikkor ED AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6GExposure: 
31mm (46.5mm in 35mm equivalent) f/4.5 @ 1/125 s.
A photo of Allegheny Spurge

Allegheny Spurge Overview

A semi-evergreen ground covering species native to Eastern USA. Produces creamy pink flowers in early spring. In autumn foliage turns silvery.

Common problems with Allegheny Spurge

How to propagate Allegheny Spurge


You can propagate by removing self-rooted layers or from cuttings.


Special features of Allegheny Spurge

Ground cover

Other uses of Allegheny Spurge

Grown for their tufted foliage. It is useful for ground cover, under trees.