On the swings she stared at the pachysandra
and bleeding hearts, the place where the Olympian always emerged, told me that she was saving herself for marriage, that I should do the same.
Eventually, the light bulb goes on--the English Ivy and Pachysandra
may be influencing the plant community.
Leather crassifolia Bergenia crassifolia Lily-of-the-valley Convallaria majalis Epimedium or bishop's hat Epimedium macrothum Wintercreeper Euonymus fortunei English ivy Hedera helix Plantain lily Hosta decorata Creeping lily Liriope spicata Moneywort or creeping jenny Lysimachia nummularia Creeping mahonia Mahonia repens Pachysandra
or Japanese spurge Pachysandra
terminalis Star jasmine Trachelospermum jasminoides Periwinkle or creeping myrtle Vinca minor
So when you discover panhandlers sacked out in front of your home, squatting with the Sunday crossword puzzle in your pachysandra
, give a big "attaboy" to Greig Smith, Dennis Zine, Wendy Gruel, Tom LaBonge, et al.
About three years ago my husband built up a 10-15 foot circular, soil-filled base planted with pachysandra
, hostas, and bulbs that ranges from ground level to about 2 feet deep as the tree is on a slope.
Low-growing geraniums, pachysandra
and vinca minor are all pretty trouble free and would grow easily under large shrubs, he says.
Poorman's-Pepperwort Buxaceae Pachysandra
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Alleghany Pachysandra
is an excellent ground cover for shaded areas.
Choose varieties that suppress the weeds, the ground coverers such as the vincas and the pachysandra
A Guide to Groundcovers Height Groundcover Evergreen Deciduous Spacing Ajuga or bugle X 5" Cotoneaster, X 12" creeping Cotoneaster, Semi 18" plus rockspray Euonymus, big leaf X 18" plus wintercreeper Euonymus, purple X 18" leaf wintercreeper Honeysuckle, X 12" creeping Ivy, Baltic English X 8" Mondo X 12" Myrtle or Periwinkle X 8" Oyster Plant X 12" Pachysandra
X 12" Sarcococca X Tall- requires shearing Wandering Jew X 6" Weeping Iantana X 18" plus Yellowroot X 18" plus No.
Menthe, Muscari, Mahonia, Melissa, Miscanthus, Nandina, Nymphaea, Hesse, Pseudotsuga, Pentes, Paeonia, Perovskia, Physostegia, Pachysandra
, Pelargonium, Pennisetum, Phyllostachys, Piece spp.
For a lush, textured look, blend ajuga, periwinkle, euonymus, pachysandra
Typical vegetation was "creeping ground cover, like a Pachysandra
without any leaves," he says, "just branching sticks.
works well in shady spots, and some junipers that grow only about six inches tall and spread across the ground are good for sunny locations.
According to Drea, the scale can also infect 30 other types of ornamental plants including pachysandra
, hibiscus, and camellia.