Fragrant Valley Sweetbox (DIY Project Download)

Find Fragrant Valley Sweet Box (Sarcococca humilis ‘Sardid1’) in Raleigh Chapel Hill Durham Apex Holly Springs RTP North Carolina NC at Garden Supply Company (Himalayan Sweetbox). Fragrant Valley Sweetbox (Sarcococca hookeriana var humilis Sarsid1) at Wayside Gardens. Fragrant Valley(TM) has a low, spreading habit with glossy deep green foliage. Sweetly scented white blooms tipped with pink appear in late winter.

fragrant valley sweetbox 2SARCOCOCCA: Sweet Box at Portland Nursery and Garden Center. Broadleaf evergreen shrub with narrow glossy dark green leaves and small, fragrant white flowers in late winter. Common Name: Fragrant Valley Sweet Box. Your Local Nursery Resource for the Rogue Valley Since 2005. Sarcococca ruscifolia or Fragrant Sweetbox is the largest of the more common species reaching 3-6′ high and wide with an arching habit and more rounded leaves.

‘Fragrant Valley’ Similar to Sarcococca hookeriana var humilis but very dense and faster spreading. It can reach up to 2 x 4 feet in 10 years., eventually broader spreading. Fragrant Valley’ Sarcococca is a vigorous, yet compact, broadleaf evergreen with year round interest. This versatile plant is relatively maintenance free and also offers a greater resistance to disease than other Sweetbox varieties. The Fragrant Valley Sweetbox fills in much better than the straight species. But it still blooms with lovely, heavily scented flowers in late winter/early spring.

Sarococca: Sweet Box

fragrant valley sweetbox 3After the flowers, Fragrant Sweet Box begins creating pretty little red berries which hang prettily off each stem. The red berries soon turn to black, and the shrub creates a gentle show for months on end. Sarcococca humilis ‘Sardid1’ Fragrant Valley. Category: Evergreen Shrub. Dark green, Small pink tipped, white flowers in early spring. Extremely fragrant. Himalayan Sweet Box, a Fragrant Winter Bloomer. His gardening was limited to growing parsley and impatiens on the windowsill of Manhattan walkups until the mid-1990s when he bought a rundown old chicken farm on 8 acres in the Hudson Valley. Sweetbox Latin: Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis. Winter greenery is much celebrated in the garden but sometimes we get stuck in a rut and only choose from a short list of select plants.

Future Plants By Randy Stewart: Sarcococca