Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna 'Purple Stem'

Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna 'Purple Stem'

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<ul><li><b>Position:</b> partial to deep shade<li><b>Soil:</b> moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well- drained soil<li><b>Rate of growth:</b> slow-growing to average<li><b> Flowering period:</b> December to March<li><b>Hardiness:</b> fully hardy<br><br>A suckering, evergreen shrub that gradually forms a dense thicket. The new shoots are flushed with an attractive dark purple-pink hue which gradually fades as the stems mature. The stems are clothed with slender, tapering, dark green leaves and in winter sweetly scented, pink-tinged, white flowers appear, which are followed by rounded blue-black fruit.<br><br><li><b>Garden care:</b> In late-winter or early-spring lightly trim or prune back shoots that spoil the plant's symmetry. After pruning apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant.</li></ul>

  • Position: partial to deep shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well- drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing to average
  • Flowering period: December to March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A suckering, evergreen shrub that gradually forms a dense thicket. The new shoots are flushed with an attractive dark purple-pink hue which gradually fades as the stems mature. The stems are clothed with slender, tapering, dark green leaves and in winter sweetly scented, pink-tinged, white flowers appear, which are followed by rounded blue-black fruit.

  • Garden care: In late-winter or early-spring lightly trim or prune back shoots that spoil the plant's symmetry. After pruning apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant.

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