PACHYPHRAGMA macrophylla

Commonly known as Large-leaved pachyphragma

Small white flowers in spring. Excellent groundcover for shade
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Ovate to rounded, scalloped leaves, 2.5-10cm (1-4in) long in basal clusters
  • White
    With pale green veins
  • Height
    40cm (16in)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
    Slow-growing plant suitable for planting beneath trees and deciduous shrubs. Cross-shaped flowers, 2cm (¾in) across, are carried in flat corymbs followed by flat, heart-shaped fruit
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade

PACHYPHRAGMA macrophylla

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Basal clusters of leaves partially persist over winter. Once established will grow in dry shade
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs
    Place of origin
    Caucasus, northeastern Turkey
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Unpleasantly scented
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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Pachyphragma - Growing Guide

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