Japanese spurge

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Synonyms for Japanese spurge

slow-growing Japanese evergreen subshrub having terminal spikes of white flowers

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Otherwise known as Japanese spurge, it has handsome glossy greentoothed leaves and white flowers in summer.
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.
Elsewhere, people are replacing grass with ground covers such as Japanese spurge and vinca.
Another alternative is to use ground cover plants that surpress weeds naturally such as Japanese spurge.
It was easy to imagine how a drift of variegated Japanese spurge could illuminate a dark space beneath a pine, and how one of the new selections of kinnikinnick could carpet a swath of sandy ground where no healthy grass would grow.
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