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By Lynty

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom Gb

A friend was telling me about a scented bush which she called 'sweet buxus', apparently it's perfumed in winter. Can anyone tell me the correct name for it?



Sarcococca confusa aka Sweet Box

16 Feb, 2015


Agree with Owdboggy..a lovely perfumed plant..

16 Feb, 2015


Likes shade,grows slowly.

16 Feb, 2015


If you're thinking of getting one, have a look at Sarcococca hookeriana var. Digyna. It's a much more elegant leaved shrub and to my mind, much prettier. :)

16 Feb, 2015


Yes, agree with that. Neither of them survived here though, think we are too cold.

16 Feb, 2015


I've not lost any owdboggy. But there are a lot of places colder than here in England.

16 Feb, 2015


Thanks for this, I'm gonna get one.

17 Feb, 2015

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