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Sarcococca hookeriana 'Purple Stem' - 9cm Plant

Marshalls

Catalogue Code: 5140-5424

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 9cm Potted Plant

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
  • 9cm 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 9cm pot, ready to plant out.

Can’t plant straight away?

Place in a sheltered spot and water regularly to keep the compost moist

Planting tips and hints:

Dig a hole approximately twice as deep and 3 times as wide as the plant’s rootball. If your soil is heavy mix in a soil improver before backfilling. Firm the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.

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

Growing Calendar

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