Sarcococca; Sweet Box:
This is without doubt the best scented plant in the world 9in our opinion anyway). One sprig can fill the whole downstairs with a wonderful perfume in winter.
So you do really need to grow one or two!
Sarcococca is alsoa dark glossy evergreen shrub, which is happy in shade and some sun, and in most places as long as it’s not bone dry and sunbaked. On top of all that, it doesn’t get eaten by bugs, it doesn’t spread flop or droop and it really requires very little attention from you at all.
So a bit of a star then – however you only want to get S. Confusa, the others have a spreading habit which isn’t so good.
We try and use it as much as possible in our designs: