A truly handsome species. This evergreen shrub is densely covered with dark, glossy green foliage. Sweetly scented clusters of tiny white flowers that are followed by showy, glossy black fruit. Excellent ground cover or mixed border plant for shady areas.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growth to 3 to 5 feet tall and as wide.Key Feature:FragrantBlooms:Blooms in late winter or early spring.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.