Dwarf Sweet Box
Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis
Origin: China and West Himalayas
Height/width: 12"-2' tall; 2-4' wide.
Culture: Part shade to shade, even heavy shade. Water infrequently, after established. Needs moderate watering in hotter temperatures.
Description: Low growing, evergreen shrub/ ground cover. Rhizomatous. Fragrant flowers. Decorative black berries, (initially red), follow blooms. Do not eat the berries.
Flowering time: Aromatic foliage in March and April.