Fragrant Valley™ Sweetbox

Fragrant Valley™ Sweetbox

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Fine Foliage and Fantastic Fragrance!
SKU v2364
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Key Characteristics
Zone

6 - 9

Mature Height

18 IN

Mature Width

3 Feet

Sun / Shade

Part Shade, Shade

Moisture Level

Dry, Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Fragrant Valley™ Sweetbox

Plant Patent 19,942. Cultivar name: 'Sarsid1'

Conveniently compact and pleasantly perfumed, this Sweetbox shrub is a rock-solid addition to the landscape with a great bonus: it releases a delightful fragrance in late winter!

An evergreen shrub much smaller and more spreading than the species, Fragrant Valley™ reaches just 1½ feet high but quickly spreads up to 3 feet wide. It offers a very dense and well-branched habit, with glossy deep green foliage that is narrower than most other varieties. This gives it a finer texture and an even more full, lush look.

The shrub is attractive year-round simply because of its foliage, but the sweet-scented late winter blooms add a whole new merit to the plant! Fragrant Valley™ wakes the garden from its long winter nap to begin another year of glory in the shade, with masses of small white blooms dotting the plant! They persist for several weeks in late winter, tucked down in the foliage where you will smell them rather than see them!

The perfect plant for troublesome dry shade, Fragrant Valley™ is a Canadian introduction that boasts greater uniformity in size than other cultivars. This means you can create a low hedge or ribbon of evergreen color in the garden without any need for pruning or shaping. Add Fragrant Valley™ to your landscape this season for year after year of great color and fragrance! Zones 5-9.

Product Details

Genus Sarcococca
Species hookeriana var humilis
Variety 'Sarsid1'
PPAF PP#19,942
Product Classification Shrubs
Habit Dense
USDA Zone Low 6
USDA Zone High 9
Sun / Shade Part Shade, Shade
Bloom Color White
Bloom Season Start Late Winter
Foliage Color Dark Green
Resistance Disease Resistant
Characteristics Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Evergreen, Fast Growing, Flower, Fragrance
Uses Border, Foliage Interest, Hedge
Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Shipping Method Restrictions none
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