Fragrant Sweet Box


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Description

Shade Loving Evergreen Likes to Spread Out

Also known as Sarcococca hookeriana, Fragrant Sweet Box is a deer resistant evergreen with winter flowers that have an amazing sweet scent. This shade loving shrub doesn’t put on a big show, the flowers are pretty small, but they more than make up for it with a pleasant winter aroma surprise.

Botanical Name: Sarcococca ruscifolia
Average Height:: 1.5 to 2 feet
Average Width: 4 to 6 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved evergreen flowering shrub, Early Spring Flowering
Sunlight: Full to Part Shade
Growth Habit: Dwarf Spreading
Flower Color: Fragrant White Flowers
FOLIAGE: Dark Green, Evergreen
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Grow Zones 7 to 9

USDA Hardiness Zones 7 to 9

USDA Hardiness Zones 7 to 9

Is Fragrant Sweet Box deer resistant?

It is considered both deer & rabbit resistant. They are also drought tolerant & used as shade tolerant ground covers.

When does this bloom?

Fragrant Sweet Box flowers bloom in winter. The blooms smell like hyacinths.