Hook Lance Leaf Sarcococca
Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna 'Tony Schilling'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||sar-ko-KOHK-a hook-er-ee-AN-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||The perfect high groundcover for shade, this evergreen looks wonderful in the woodland garden or near an entryway. Fragrant winter blossoms are a bonus.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Spreading|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Dry Shade, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Shade Loving, Showy Fruit, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Fatsia (Fatsia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)|
Provide fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Shelter from cold, drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9