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Sarcococca hookeriana 'Purple Stem' - 2Ltr Plant

Marshalls Garden

£18.99

Catalogue Code: 51405806

Support British Grown RHS Award of Garden Merit
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The Sweet Box, Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’, has attributes that few other plants can match. Thriving in shade, it is not only colourful but also fragrant in winter. Initially purple-pink stems carry narrow, dark green leaves and sweetly scented white flowers, tinged pink. Pollinators love these winter flowers too, and the show continues with long-lasting, deep blue fruits.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers part shade
  • Prefers shade

Pack Contents: 1 x 2Ltr Plant

Size: Eventual Size 1m x 1.5m

Height: 1m

Description

  • Sweetly fragrant winter flowers of white, tinged pink
  • Flowers are followed by long-lasting, deep blue fruits
  • Fully hardy, attractive to pollinators
  • RHS AGM award winning plant, thriving in partial or full shade
  • 2Ltr pot plant delivered to your door

The Sweet Box, Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’, has attributes that few other plants can match. Thriving in shade, it is not only colourful but also fragrant in winter. Initially purple-pink stems carry narrow, dark green leaves and sweetly scented white flowers, tinged pink. Pollinators love these winter flowers too, and the show continues with long-lasting, deep blue fruits. It’s manageable in size at around 1.5m height and spread and just requires trimming and tidying in early spring.

How you will receive your plants: 

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your plant in a pot, ready to plant out. 

Can’t plant straight away? 

Place the pot in a sheltered spot outdoors and water regularly to keep the soil moist. 

Planting in the ground: 

Dig a hole slightly wider than the rootball of the plant. Place the plant in the hole so that it sits at the same level in the ground as it did in the pot. When backfilling, mix in a soil improver such as well-rotted farmyard manure. Firm the soil around the plant and water well. 

Planting in containers: 

Choose a pot with good drainage holes. Place stones or crocks (bits of broken pottery) at the bottom of the pot to stop the drainage holes clogging up. Use a good quality compost. Feed and water container-grown plants regularly. 

Water shrubs regularly in the first year after planting and in dry periods

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Delivery

We know how important your garden is to you. We've listened to our customers and introduced a new improved speedy delivery service, meaning Express delivery comes as standard.

*Orders to Northern Ireland have an automatic additional £3.00 delivery surcharge applied at checkout. 

Order TypeDelivery ChargeDelivery Charge
Seed only order£2.99If you purchase any other items you'll be charged the standard delivery rate of £5.99
Plants, bulbs & gardening accessories£5.99If we need to split your order into separate deliveries we'll only charge one delivery fee
Extra large or long plants & heavy items£9.99These are clearly displayed at check-out
Compost (and any other large or heavy items)£5.99

These items are subject to a delivery multiplier where orders containing 3 or 4 items will be subject to an additional £5.99 for every further 2 items added. This is automatically applied at check-out:

  • 1 - 2 bags £5.99
  • 3 - 4 bags £11.98
  • 5 - 6 bags £17.97
  • 7 - 8 bags £23.96
  • 9 - 10 bags £29.95

If you'd like more than 10 bags of compost please call our Customer Service team who can arrange for a bespoke competitive quote on 01480 774555 (standard network charges apply)

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We now deliver to Northern Ireland, additional delivery surcharges automatically apply at checkout. 

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