The commonly named 'Christmas Box' or 'Sweet Box' is one of those plants that just lifts your spirits when you pass it by. The glossy evergreen leaves of 'Winter Gem' produce glorious little flowers, resembling little fireworks, which emit the most sensational and sweet vanilla fragrance you can imagine, especially on sunny days. The white flowers emerge from pinky-red buds and are followed by glossy, round red berries that ripen to black adding interest to your garden for even longer. Easy to grow, in pots or borders, or sun or shade, plant it where you can enjoy those amazing winter scent every day - tough and tolerant of most conditions, 'Winter Gem' is especially valuable for shadier areas. Supplied as an established plant in a 15cm pot, ready for immediate planting out.
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