Plant Pachysandra terminalis Variegata ground cover in their happy place – shade, or partial shade! They will take some sunshine, but too much and their leaves can burn and die (though this will not kill the entire plant). They thrive in moist and well-drained soil but are versatile enough to grow in most soil conditions. they all need some degree of shade and prefer acid soils

As a rough guide when planting Pachysandra terminalis Variegata as ground cover – 4 plants per square metre is adequate with a little patience, 6 will give better coverage, and 9-12 will make a weed supressing carpet very quickly.

How to grow Pachysandra terminalis Variegata

Position: Full or partially shaded areas

Foliage: Evergreen

Soil and site: Tolerates most soil but grows particularly well in moist, well drained acidic soil

Flowering time: Spring – early Summer

Growth rate: Moderate

Ultimate height and spread: Height to 25cm, spread to approximately 50cm

Hardiness: Hardy once established

Aftercare: An annual feed will help promote good colour and encourage any thinner areas to fill out