Sarcococca confusa
Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Common Name : sweet boxType : ShrubHabit : BushyFoliage : EvergreenHeight : 1.5-2.5 metresSpread : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Januaryto FebruaryFoliage colour : Deep greenHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Part Shade / Full ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterTo be Sheltered Fragrant

S. confusa is a bushy evergreen shrub to 2m, with glossy, deep green, wavy ovate leaves 3-5cm in length and, in winter, inconspicuous, very sweetly scented, creamy-white flowers, followed by glossy black berries.


 

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