Silver Edge is a happy-go-lucky maintenance-free groundcover with
leaves noted for their silver-white borders giving them a classic, retro feel.
Popular for its
color and adept performance in
virtually any soil
(though its favorite location will be in a shaded, well-drained, organically rich loam), it is a
variety making it ideal for areas where you don't wish it to take over.
The clusters of delicate creamy-white
flowers that bloom in spring accent the silvery border,
making it an eye-catching evergreen groundcover that looks lovely planted among daisies, along woodland paths and even clustered in black iron planters.
Consider combing Silver Edge with
for an old-world beauty.
about bare root plants
(especially the paragraph about bare root grasses) so you know what to expect.
General information about Pachysandra terminalis (Japanese Spurge):
If you were fortunate to grow up near a forest, this plant will take you back to your childhood wanderings in wonderful woodlands.
There is something so natural about this plant, gardeners find her irresistible when hoping to achieve a peaceful feeling.
Of course Pachysandra terminalis, commonly called Japanese Spurge, is also very practical given that it is self-sustaining, always attractive and
year-round, and requires no grooming or pruning.
In fact, once established, given shade and moisture, Japanese Spurge promises to eliminate the need for weeding and grass cutting.
Essentially, your lawn work stops where this plant starts.
The jade-green veined, oval leaves (1 1/2 to 4 inch) have lightly-toothed edges and serve as a small platter for clusters of
flowers that appear in the spring and early summer, and make a beautiful statement.
This plant is used extensively
under large spreading trees,
behind buildings, or in other situations too shady for grass to grow.
She will transform otherwise bare and ugly ground areas into a whimsical garden world where fairies and gnomes are sure to visit.
It is also very effective as a
plant, along paths, or as driveway edging.
One of our most popular because of its maintenance-free nature, it is often chosen for its ability to grow
just about any other soil
though its favorite is a shaded area with well-drained organically rich loam.
Once established, Japanese Spurge will
Ultimately, this is a lush, lovely groundcover that offers character and a creative atmosphere to any garden.
Things to Note
Pachysandra often takes most of the first season getting established.
Spreading will tend to be extremely slow at first and then commence in the second season following the age old adage, “First year she sleeps, second year she creeps, third year she leaps!”
While tolerant of some sun in northern zones, it needs shade in southern zones.
Pachysandra is an excellent ground cover for shady areas; overexposure to sun may cause it to turn yellow.
03/20/2018 Received the plants, bare root, a week or so ago. Well packed, and healthy. Planted all quickly in an area where Ajuga was not doing well (too shady).
the plants were large and well rooted. We'll see how they do in the hot SC summer. Very pleased... Read full review >
08/03/2017 I purchase this plant often a llocal Long Island nursery and thought I would try to order online this year.
To my disappointment, the order was advertised as "50 plants" of pachysandra. Usually these are sold in a flat with each plant having... Read full review >
06/18/2017 we bought same plants locally and didn't have enough. bought enough to finish project from Classy Ground covers, the online plants are looking better in 3 weeks than the local plants in 5 weeks. thanks good deal
05/19/2017 This is a hard plant to find in my area.
More ordering to come!
05/09/2017 I planted all 50 plants and have high expectations.