A selection from Virginia with leaves more toothed than usual and nicely mottled. We notice that the flowers are densely bunched in upright pale candles, This is a much more desirable species than the industrial carpeter P. terminalis and very well behaved. Do call us if it gets out of hand and we will be right over, spade at the ready!
This is a good species of Pachysandra that is well-mannered and earns a place in collector's shade gardens. We have a number of clones from Piping Tree Gardens and Nursery on the east coast who collected and named a few forms which show some subtle variations with this being one. Candles of white flowers in mid to late spring. Just a few chunky 1 gallon plants.
This well-known groundcover hails from a narrow mountain valley in Chongqing we hiked to in the rain along a narrow trail among a rich a variety of trees and large Rhododendron sutchuenense where this lolled about in the understory floor mingling with tiny Hepatica henryi, Asarum, Ophiopogon Calanthe and a curious white-flowered Sanicula. Evergreen leaves and spreading rhizomes makes a dense carpet. Familiar species to the point of disdain, this stands above the rabble with its Botanical Roadshow provenance. At day's end, the scorched potatoes pulled from the coals
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