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Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis

Common Name(s):
Sarcococca, Sweetbox
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Useful in groups as filler or background; spreads by underground stems

Height:
12-24 in.
Hardiness:
7 to 9
Foliage:
Lustrous dark green leaves
Flower:
Cluster of fragrant white flowers in later winter to early spring; .4 in. round black fruit
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade to shade; prefers organically enriched, well-drained acidic soil
Size:
Height 12-24 in.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Loose; informal
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate

NCCES plant id: 344

Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis
Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis