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.