Fragrant sweet box is a dense, low-growing, compact, broad leaved evergreen shrub that will sometimes sucker growing 3-4ft tall and wide. It features sharply pointed, elongated oval, leathery and glossy, dark green leaves (2 1/2" long). Fragrant, tassel-like, petal-less, white flowers will bloom in early spring March-April. Following the flowers are round dark red berries (1/4" across) and will ripen to black. It is a great round shrub used for low hedges or groundcover plants.