Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Pachysandra terminalis Green Carpet (Japanese Spurge)

This herbaceous perennial forms a dense clump of dark green oval leaves, and terminal spikes of dainty white flowers. Spreads vigorously but not invasive. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early spring
6-9 in tall x 12-18 in spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture