Treat your winter garden to a fabulous new addition to our range of Christmas Box, and be one of the first to be able to delight in it's glorious perfume.
We all know winter can be a dull and dreary time in the garden, but fortunately it needn't be! The commonly named 'Christmas Box' or 'Sweet Box' is one of those plants that just lifts your spirits when you pass it by.
The glossy evergreen leaves produce glorious little flowers, resembling little fireworks, which emit the most sensational and fragrance you can imagine, especially on sunny days. The white flowers emerge from pinky-red buds and are followed by glossy, round red berries that ripen to black adding interest to your garden for even longer.
Easy to grow, in pots or borders, or sun or shade, plant it where you can enjoy those amazing winter scent every day - tough and tolerant of most conditions, especially valuable for shadier areas.
Supplied as established plants in 9cm pots, ready for immediate planting out. 1 each of:
Sarcococca humilis 'Winter Gem' is a new variety and one of those plants that just lifts your spirits when you pass it by. Sweetly scented white fragrant flowers followed by red berries. H60cm x W60cm. Fl December - February.
Sarcococca hookeriana humilis lush, leathery foliage and vanilla fragranced white flowers followed by black berries. H60cm x W60cm. Fl December - February.