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Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis
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Dwarf Sweetbox

Sarcococca hookeriana

Sarcococca

Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis partial shade  shade lover

This superb Himalayan denizen brings evergreen elegance and heavenly winter fragrance to a shady locale. Crafting a low well-groomed textural ground cover, slowly creeping stolons sprout 18 in. stems clad in lustrous dark green narrow leaves. Copious, tiny white flowers and round blue-black fruit heighten allure.

Tailor-made for hedging, entrance ways or the woodland garden, Dwarf Sweetbox keeps deer at bay, appreciates regular watering, and an annual shearing to maintain its dashing appearance.

Blooms March – April.

Size: 18"–2' 0" high x 3' 0"–4' 0" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis (S-0751)
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