Fragrant Valley™ Sweetbox

Fragrant Valley™ Sweetbox

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Low-growing, Fragrant Evergreen Groundcover!
SKU v2364
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Key Characteristics
Zone

6 - 9

Mature Height

18 IN

Mature Width

3 Feet

Sun / Shade

Part Shade, Shade

Moisture Level

Dry, Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Fragrant Valley™ Sweetbox

Plant Patent 19,942. Cultivar name: 'Sarsid1'

This nice little Sweetbox is perfectly named, for it will perfume your garden deliciously in late winter! Dotted with masses of small white blooms, Fragrant Valley™ wakes the garden from its long winter nap to begin another year of glory in the shade!

An evergreen shrub much smaller and more spreading than the species, Fragrant Valley™ reaches just 18 inches high but quickly spreads up to 3 feet across. It is very dense and well-branched, with glossy deep green foliage that is more narrow than other varieties. This gives it a finer texture and even more full, lush look.

The shrub is attractive year-round simply because of its foliage, but the sweet-scented late winter blooms add another merit to its charms. They persist for several weeks in late winter, and you will smell them rather than see them!

The perfect plant for troublesome dry shade, Fragrant Valley™ is a Canadian introduction that boasts greater uniformity in size than other cultivars. This means you can create a low hedge or ribbon of evergreen color in the garden without pruning or shaping. Very disease resistant and unappetizing to deer and rabbits, Sweetbox is easy to grow and maintain. Give it a try in your landscape this season for years of nonstop color and heavenly scent! Zones 5-9.

Product Details

Genus Sarcococca
Species hookeriana var humilis
Variety 'Sarsid1'
Plant Patent PP#19,942
Product Classification Shrubs
Habit Dense
USDA Zone Low 6
USDA Zone High 9
Sun / Shade Part Shade, Shade
Bloom Color White
Bloom Season Start Late Winter
Foliage Color Dark Green
Resistance Disease Resistant
Special Features Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Evergreen, Fast Growing, Flower, Fragrance
Uses Border, Foliage Interest, Hedge
Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Shipping Method Restrictions none
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