|Sarcococca hookerana var. humilis is an evergreen, clumping, dwarf shrub, to 18" tall and 3' wide. Foliage is a glossy dark green, which can become light green in high pH soils. Sweetly fragrant white flowers are tinged with pink, 1/2" wide, hidden in the leaf axils, and bloom in early spring. Inconspicuous small, shiny, black drupes from fall to winter. Prefers moist well drained acid soil. Discoloration can occur in full sun, not bothered by pests. A very good large scale groundcover, with handsome foliage, and sweet fragrance, will not spread aggressively. Native to W. China.