Pachysandra procumbens, Allegheny pachysandra, Native Bare Root Perennial


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Pachysandra procumbens, Allegheny pachysandra, Native Bare Root Perennial

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Pachysandra procumbens, Allegheny pachysandra, Native Bare Root Perennial

Attractive Flowers:
Average-Dry soil:
Average well-drained soil:
Average Wildlife Value:
Beneficial Insects:
Clay Soil – High clay content, fine texture:
Deer Resistant:
Drought Tolerant:
Drought tolerant:
Erosion Control:
Herbaceous plant:
Loamy Soil – mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Organic soil – high level of decayed leaves, bark:
Part-Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
UPL – Almost never occur in wetlands:
Woodland flower:

Native Range: Southeastern United States
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: March to April
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use:

  • Ground Cover
  • Naturalize


  • Showy
  • Fragrant


  • Drought
  • Heavy Shade

Best grown in acidic, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Plants thrive in a sun-dappled shade under large trees. Foliage tends to bleach when grown in too much sun. Established plants tolerate drought. For use as a ground cover, Pachysandra procumbens, commonly known as Allegheny spurge, is a shrubby, ground cover which grows 8-12″ tall and spreads indefinitely by rhizomes to form a dense carpet of matte blue-green leaves mottled with purple and white. It is native to woodlands from North Carolina and Kentucky south to Florida and Texas. Popular ground cover for a variety of shady locations in the landscape including areas under trees, foundations, around shrubs or along walkways. Mass on banks or slopes. Woodland gardens. Native plant gardens.