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Sarcococca confusa

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Popular evergreen shrub from W. China, Sarcococca confusa has glossy, dark-green leaves and masses of fragrant, cream-coloured flowers in mid-winter. The exceptionally well scented flowering twigs can be used in indoor arrangements.

Suitable for even the smallest of gardens, it is a great choice for areas where the fragrance can be appreciated. Also grows well in a large container or pot.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (25 - 40 cm tall)

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Sarcococca confusa | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Sun or shade.
Soil: Moist, well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: December - March.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sizes, densely branching, rounded shrub.
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)

Notes: Sarcococca confusa can be pruned if necessary and can be grown as an unusual hedge.

Plant Finder: about Sarcococca confusa


Sarcococca confusa. This is a dense species with basal green branches, which will grow slowly to about 1.8m tall, They will bear smooth, shiny dark green leaves. The small white flowers are produced in clusters along the stems in early winter. Shiny black berries will follow.


They grow well in a cool, moist climate with well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, specimen, fragrance. Winter interest.

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Sarcococca confusa | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich, Chalky
  • Soil pH8.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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