Sarcococca hookeriana var. hookeriana originates from China. The Sweet Box (violet fruited form) is an evergreen shrub that will reach a maximum height of 1.5m, making it a perfect addition to your patio pots. It has compact, upright stems and leathery, elliptic leaves. The flowers have a strong honey-like fragrance which carries some distance making it brighten up the drab days of Winter. Between December and February, it produces masses of delicate, small white flowers and purple-blue fruits which are showy from November.