Sweet box ‘Purple Stem’

Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna Purple Stem
aka Himalayan sweet box ‘Purple Stem’
  • upright, dense, evergreen
  • ovate, glossy, dark green leaves
  • tiny, scented pink-tinged white flowers
  • from late winter into spring,
  • black fruit in summer and autumn.

H 0.5 m
W 0.5 m

part shade

moist, well-drained

Cutting from my London garden. The most elegant of the Sarcococcas and deserves to be featured in a pot for Japanese garden.