Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full to partial shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, requires only occasional supplemental watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow growing 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 8 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Deer Resistant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:sar-ko-KOHK-a hook-er-AY-na
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth habit:Compact
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Slow growing 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 8 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:White
Flower attributesFragrant
Design IdeasThe perfect high groundcover for shade, this evergreen looks wonderful in the woodland garden or near an entryway. Fragrant winter blossoms are a bonus.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full to partial shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, requires only occasional supplemental watering.