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Order: Celastrales
   Family: Celastraceae
            Genus: Paxistima
                        Specie: canbyi

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 in (38 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained, moist, humus-rich soil

Features: Small, glossy, deep green leaves; tiny greenish white flowers spring?summer

Uses: Rock gardens Woodland gardens Ground cover

Zones: 3-8

Description: This spreading, self-layering shrub grows about 15 in (38 cm) high and up to 3 ft (1 m) across, with small, glossy, linear, evergreen leaves, deep green with curled back margins. Small clusters of greenish white flowers appear in spring and summer. It is

Growth Habit: Spreading habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.

Duration: Perennial

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