|Sarcoxie is very hardy cultivar with an upright habit, growing to 4 feet and can be used as a hedge, sheared tube plant or an espalier. The leaves are evergreen, opposite and less than 1 inch long, and are glossy, dark green with pronounced silvery veins. The flowers are not showy, are greenish-white appearing in early summer. The fruits can be quite showy, borne in fall, they are pinkish red capsules that dehisce to expose the bright orange seeds. This plant tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, and high moisture, except swampy, full sun to full shade and pH tolerant. Native to China, introduced in 1907.