- Position: any, from full sun to full shade
- Soil: tolerates most
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: May to June
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Rosettes of glossy, dark green leaves with serrated edges form dense mats of eyecatching groundcover in sun or shade. In early summer upright clusters of tiny, white flowers contrast beautifully with the dark green foliage. Japanese spurge is perfect for carpeting bare areas of earth between deciduous shrubs or trees.
- Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring.
“A deep-green carpet under trees and shrubs - with rosettes of shiny toothed leaves that provide light and shade - topped by an insignificant white fragrant cockade”
Val Bourne - Garden Writer