This short (9-12 inches tall), semi-evergreen plant, introduced from Japan in 1882, is an essential part of many urban landscapes. It is capable of forming dense and solid 6 to 12-inch high carpets of evergreen vegetation. Rapidly spread 18 inches in all directions by rhizomes (underground stems) and provide quick cover when planted at four plants per square foot in optimum conditions.
Grow and thrive in climates from USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) zones 4 through 9, Tolerate part sun but is partial to shade.
Great for ground cover in yards or gardens, easy to care for.