Uses in Landscaping
The Allegheny Pachysandra is a relatively low-maintenance plant that will help provide ground cover when used for landscaping. It can grow rather quickly, but you may need to monitor its growth. Pruning is essential to keep the plant looking great. There are responsible ways to improve this plant that allow you to appreciate its beauty still, as you'll see below. This plant versatile in that it can be deer and rabbit resistant and grow in a wide range of areas and conditions.
Areas of Growth
It is an evergreen plant that is hardy and able to survive many conditions. It can power through a drought without a problem and will come out the other side with its white flowers still blooming in spring. It can successfully grow in planting zones five through eight, which gives it a wide variability. These zones cover the main portion of the United States. It's also important to note that some simple edging and care with planning during the planting phase can make a massive impact on the ability to incorporate this plant.
There are many growing conditions favored by the Allegheny Pachysandra. Moist soil is preferred, but as mentioned this species is also able to survive drought status. Partial to full shade is also preferred. You should plant this after the last frost of the season, and you can expect white flowers by the springtime. Lastly, this is considered an evergreen plant, although the leaves may be a brighter shade of green than what you may be used to seeing. It can make for a beautiful addition to any landscape if you take care to plan a little first.