Fragrant Sweet Box

stiff but arching stems with fragrant white blossoms and glossy dark green leaves.


Sarcococca ruscifolia
aka Fragrant sarcococca
  • evergreen shrub
  • compact, clump-forming, suckering,
  • ovate glossy, dark green leaves
  • small, fragrant, creamy-white flowers
  • winter flowering
  • spherical, red fruit

H 1m
W 1 m

part shade to shade

well-drained dry tolerant


Notes: Another sarcococca cutting from London garden. Currently, growing in pot with Christmas Box but will pot up separately for the Potted Cottage garden