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Any of several evergreen creeping plants of the genus Pachysandra of East Asia and the southeast United States, especially Japanese spurge, often planted as a ground cover.

[New Latin Pachysandra, genus name : Greek pakhus, thick + New Latin -andrus, -androus (after its thick stamens).]


(Botany) botany an evergreen shrub


(ˌpæk əˈsæn drə)

n., pl. -dras.
any of several low-growing plants of the genus Pachysandra, of the box family, widely grown as a ground cover.
[1805–15; < New Latin, irreg. < Greek pachýs thick + andr- (s. of anḗr man; see andro-) + New Latin -a -a2; so called from the thick stamens of the male flowers]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pachysandra - any plant of the genus Pachysandra; low-growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover
genus Pachysandra - evergreen perennial procumbent subshrubs or herbs
Allegheny mountain spurge, Allegheny spurge, Pachysandra procumbens - low semi-evergreen perennial herb having small spikes of white or pinkish flowers; native to southern United States but grown elsewhere
Japanese spurge, Pachysandra terminalis - slow-growing Japanese evergreen subshrub having terminal spikes of white flowers; grown as a ground cover
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Or try Geranium Ann Folkard for summer ground cover - chartreuse green foliage topped with hundreds Pachysandra of deep magenta flowers will gently scramble through your borders.
Periwinkles combine well with Pachysandra, especially in problem areas such as under trees, on slopes where grass is difficult to grow, or on the north side of a building where little else will grow and thrive in acid soil.
Use good-looking ground-cover plants, such as hardy geranium, pulmonaria, epimedium, brunnera and pachysandra, which smother bare soil so weeds haven't a chance.
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If an evergreen "mulch'' is needed, consider the use of ivy (hardy English), Vinca (blue or white flowers), Pachysandra (Allegheny or Japanese Spurge), or native plants like Partridgeberry, Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis), Ginger (Canadian or European), heaths and heathers, or visit Garden In The Woods to view a living catalogue of native hardy plants.
And if the shaded area boasts moist or damp soil, choose fatsia japonica, prunus laurocerasus, skimmia japonica, Bergenia or Pachysandra terminalis.
or by pulling pachysandra from the walk outside my study
Studies on the neutral constituents of Pachysandra terminalis Sieb.
According to Daughtrey, not only is boxwood affected by this blight, but Sarcococca (sweet box) and pachysandra as well.
Chickweed is bright, pachysandra upright and budded.