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Soil Type: Clay, Fertile/moist/well-drained
Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Seasonal Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Multi-seasonal
Hardiness Fully hardy - requires no frost protection.
(Christmas box, Sweet box)
(Award of Garden Merit)
Originating from China
A handsome, bushy, rounded shrub with glossy, dark green leaves. Clusters of fragrant white flowers from December to February followed by black fruit. It has a neat habit and rarely needs pruning. Plant near a path so that you can enjoy its fragrance through winter.
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or shade.
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