SWEET & LO™ Sweet Box

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

Unlike anything you’ve seen before! Sweet & Lo sweet box fills with bunches of thin two-toned hot pink and white thin flowers in early spring. These unique blooms have a jasmine-like fragrance and are favored by early pollinators. Shiny evergreen foliage keeps the shade garden looking lush year-round. Perfect for gardeners who need to fill in a shady border or want to expand their pollinator gardens into unused spaces.

Why grow Sweet & Lo sweet box?

  • Very shade tolerant
  • Early spring blooms for pollinators
  • Year-round appeal with evergreen foliage
  • Fragrant Flower
  • Winter Interest

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

18 - 30 Inches

Spacing:

24 - 36 Inches

Spread:

24 - 36 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green

Flower Colors:

Red, White

Flower Shade:

Two-Toned Flowers

Foliage Shade:

Green

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Filler

Attracts:

Bees, Butterflies

Resists:

Deer

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Full Shade, Part Shade to Shade

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Early Spring, Late Winter

Hardiness Zones:

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Water Category:

Consistent

Soil PH Category:

Acidic Soil

Uses:

Groundcover, Landscape, Mass Planting

Light Requirement: 

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes: 

With a light suckering habit, it makes a good ground cover.

Maintenance Notes: 

You can manage their light suckering by pruning in the springtime.

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