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Japanese Spurge

Japanese Spurge
Pachysandra terminalis

Evergreen groundcover for light to dense shade. Grows 6–8 inches tall with shiny evergreen foliage. Vigorous spreader. Fragrant white flowers in spring. Good choice as an underplanting for shrubs and trees. Space 6–8 inches apart. Perennial. Hardy in Zone 5.

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