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Sarcococca hookeriana v. digyna 'Purple Stem'

Pot Size: 2 litre
Price: £17.50
Description:
A distinct selection of this variety found in Eastern China in the mountains of Sichuan and Yunnan. Forming a slowly creeping clump of upright slender stems to 1.5m, attractively stained dark reddish-purple as are the stalks of the intoxicatingly scented inflorescences. Which appear in the upper axils of the narrow leaves in late winter-early spring followed by mat-black spherical fruits which can persist until the following winter. Easily grown in partial to full shade best in a moist soil, but are drought tolerant. Good on chalk.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Buxaceae) Sarcococca hookeriana v. digyna 'Purple Stem'
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub White Winter, early spring small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen China
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL berries
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