I grew up enjoying the beauty of the pachysandra my Dad planted in his garden. I never knew about its dark side, though. So be warned...it is a beautiful, incredibly low maintenance ground cover, but before you plant, learn how to use it responsibly here... http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/4647706/list or click through the photo.
How to Use Pachysandra Responsibly in the Landscape
For my AL home in the woods. borders “It's a hedge of Techny Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis 'Techny') pachysandra white hydrangeas” “Side yard idea....circular border, snowball bushes & pachysandra” “Beautiful job! What is the name of the evergreen type plant behind the white hydrangea that is creating the privacy screen?” “Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' & Annabelle hydrangea.”