Sarcococca – Hookeriana


Sarcococca, commonly known as Sweet Box, is a versatile and understated evergreen shrub that contributes both visual and olfactory appeal to garden landscapes. Known for its glossy, dark green foliage, this compact shrub serves as an excellent backdrop for its inconspicuous yet highly fragrant flowers. Blooming in late winter to early spring, the small, white blossoms release a sweet and enchanting fragrance that can fill the air, making it a delightful addition to any garden. Beyond its aesthetic charm, Sarcococca is valued for its adaptability to various growing conditions, thriving in shade and well-drained soil. Its low-maintenance nature and year-round greenery make it an ideal choice for gardeners looking to enhance their outdoor spaces with an unassuming yet delightful plant. Whether used as a ground cover, border plant, or a foundation shrub, Sarcococca adds a touch of elegance and fragrance to gardens throughout the seasons.

Specific conditions: Needs acidic soil