Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

Canby Paxistima

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Plant Information

  • Plant Type: Groundcover
  • Scientific Name: Paxistima (also Pachistima) canbyi Play audio of plant name
  • Family: Paxistima
  • Zone: 5
  • Plant Size: 6-10"
  • Culture:

    Adaptable. Full sun to partial shade.

  • Notes:

    A slow growing ground cover with petite, glossy evergreen leaves. Small greenish flowers and white fruit are both insignificant. Is little used (and often difficult to find) but adds an interesting texture to planting beds.

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Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

Bill Hoch, Associate Professor
Montana State University

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