Sarcococca ruscifolia

Fragrant Sweetbox, Vanilla Plant

Family: Buxaceae Box

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 7B - 9B
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, ground cover, hedge, woodland garden, winter interest
Height 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Spread 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Red
Soil pH requirements Acidic
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive