Sweet & Lo™ Sweet Box Sarcococca hookeriana
- Early Spring
Unlike anything you’ve seen before! Sweet & Lo sweet box fills with bunches of thin two-toned hot pink and white thin flowers in early spring. These unique blooms have a jasmine-like fragrance and are favored by early pollinators. Shiny evergreen foliage keeps the shade garden looking lush year-round. Perfect for gardeners who need to fill in a shady border or want to expand their pollinator gardens into unused spaces.
Why grow Sweet & Lo™ sweet box?
Fragrant FlowerWinter InterestAttracts:BeesButterfliesResists:Deer
- Very shade tolerant
- Early spring blooms for pollinators
- Year-round appeal with evergreen foliage
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:18 - 30 InchesSpacing:24 - 36 InchesSpread:24 - 36 InchesFlower Colors:RedFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Shade:Two-toned flowersFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Full ShadeLight Requirement:Part ShadeLight Requirement:Part Shade to Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Late WinterBloom Time:Early SpringHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:ConsistentSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilUses:GroundcoverUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
With a light suckering habit, it makes a good ground cover.Maintenance Notes:
You can manage their light suckering by pruning in the springtime.Sweet & Lo™ Sarcococca hookeriana 'Purplerij1'