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PACHYPHRAGMA macrophylla

Commonly known as Large-leaved pachyphragma

Small white flowers in spring. Excellent groundcover for shade
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Available again FEBRUARY 2022 - fresh stock in late winter
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again FEBRUARY 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre


  • 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
  • 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
Pachyphragma - Growing Guide

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