Sarcococca hookerana humilis

Himalayan Sarcococca, Dwarf Sweetbox

The glossy green leaves on this shade-loving evergreen shrub or ground cover are its chief attraction. Their small clusters of fragrant spring flowers are inconspicuous. Excellent under overhangs and low-branching trees -- even in deepest shade. Best in mild climates and rich, moist, acid, organic soils. Start by division or cuttings.
Sarcococca hookerana humilis, Himalayan Sarcococca, Dwarf Sweetbox
This ground cover grows 2 feet tall and is ideal for along buildings and under trees. Fruits are blue-black. Spreads at a slow to moderate rate by underground runners.

Attributes - Sarcococca hookerana humilis

Plant Type: Ground Cover, Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Spring

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Scales.

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