APP - MISC SARCOCOCCA hookeriana var. humilis 3-8-15Today’s Special is our Himalayan Sweet Box. These are growing in 3 inch containers for $7.56 each.  This wonderful Himalayan member of the boxwood family makes a superb, texturally interesting evergreen ground cover for the woodland garden. The 18 inch long upright stalks are adorned with narrow glossy green leaves. The stems spread slowly via underground stolons, forming a 4 foot wide patch in 10 years. In late winter/early spring, the deer-resistant plants are laden with small but very fragrant white flowers. While Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis loves rich organic soils, ours have thrived in less than stellar soils in deep shade. Zones 6 to 9.

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