Himalayan Sweet Box
Sarcococca hookeriana var. Humilis
- Size: 1-2’ Tall and 6’-8’ Wide
- Growth Habit: Spreading ground cover, evergreen
- Growth Rate: Slow
- Light Requirements: Full Shade to part shade
- Soil Requirements: Adaptable
- Appeal: Himalayan Sweet Box is the perfect evergreen flowering ground cover for shady areas. Its dark green foliage provides a nice background for its bright white flowers that bloom in spring and are fragrant. Flowers give way to blue/black berries that birds like. Himalayan Sweet Box is a low maintenance ground cover shrub that is also deer resistant. Looks nice when used to create a low border in mass plantings.