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SARCOCOCCA hookeriana var digyna 'Purple Stem'

Commonly known as Sweet box

An attactive form with young stems and midribs of the leaves flushed purple
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SARCOCOCCA hookeriana var digyna 'Purple Stem'

 
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  • Evergreen
    mid- to dark green leaves to 9cm (3½in) long
  • White
    With pink tint
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous shrub
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Produces clusters of flowers followed by spherical black fruit
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
    Will tolerate full sun where soil remains moist
  • Partial shade
    Shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    garden origin
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Oblong
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers - very fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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1.5m (5ft)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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