Sarcococca confusa

Christmas Sweetbox

Family: Buxaceae Box

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 6B - 8B
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring and Winter
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, foundation, hedge, massing, specimen
Height 36" to 5' / 90cm to 1.60m
Spread 4' to 5' / 1.20m to 1.60m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive