Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis ‘Sarsid2’ (Fragrant Mountain)

(Fragrant Mountain Sweet Box)


$24.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

‘Sarsid2’ was discovered in 2002 as a naturally occurring plant mutation.  It is sold as FRAGRANT MOUNTAIN™  ‘Sarsid2’ is a compact evergreen shrub that spreads slowly by suckering. It has shiny, leathery, leaves that are wider, more glossy and darker green than the species. Its white, tubular flowers have a hyacinth-like fragrance and bloom in late winter to early spring.

Description

Best grown in organically rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Leaves lose luster in full sun. Best with consistent moisture. Established plants have some drought tolerance. Cold hardiness for var. humilis is good (-10 F). Prune in spring after flowering to maintain attractive shape.

Additional information

Common Name

Fragrant Mountain Sweet Box

Botanical Name

Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis 'Sarsid2'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Shade

Height

2-3'

Width

3-4 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

March-April

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Berry Color

Black

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