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Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' (Variegated Japanese spurge)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'

Other names

Variegated Japanese spurge

Genus

Pachysandra Pachysandra

Variety or Cultivar

'Variegata' _ 'Variegata' is a low, mat-forming evergreen subshrub, with leaves edged in cream and spikes of small white flowers in early summer.


Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green, Variegated, Cream in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' (Variegated Japanese spurge) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in any soil, except very dry, in full or partial shade. This creeping plant can be invasive in moist soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'

Other names

Variegated Japanese spurge

Genus

Pachysandra Pachysandra

Variety or Cultivar

'Variegata' _ 'Variegata' is a low, mat-forming evergreen subshrub, with leaves edged in cream and spikes of small white flowers in early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green, Variegated, Cream in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' (Variegated Japanese spurge) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in any soil, except very dry, in full or partial shade. This creeping plant can be invasive in moist soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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