Hook Lance Leaf Sarcococca
Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna 'Tony Schilling'
Pronunciation: sar-ko-KOHK-a hook-er-ee-AN-uh
|Description||Small and tidy with lance-like leaves and creamy-white flowers with a memorably strong, sweet fragrance in late winter that are followed by black, shiny berries that birds simply adore. A highly useful plant for shady pathways, where the fragrance can be enjoyed in winter. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Ground Cover|
|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|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Fatsia (Fatsia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)|
|Care||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
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