Dwarf sweet box is an upright, compact, evergreen shrub with shiny dark green leaves and a slowly suckering habit. In winter and early spring it produces small, feathery, white flowers with an intense, heady fragrance that will fill the garden. Black fruit follows later in the season. Use as a low informal hedge or as an evergreen element at your front entrance.
Common Name: Dwarf Sweet Box
Family: Buxaceae (The Boxwood Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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