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hi all im looking to buy an evergreen shrub to put in a pot about 20 inches across and the same deep grows to about 18 inches high flowers in the summer and scented if possible please.many thanks in advance.



I would grab the chance of having a gorgeous Azalea (would have to be in ericacious compost): great choice of colours, but not scented. For scent, one of the best is Daphne bholua. I also have a lovely fragrant dwarf lilac in a pot, but it's not evergreen!

Tricky question - I hope you get some good ideas here.

20 Mar, 2011


Just seen Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna in "Evergreens", one of Andrewr's photos; it has a powerful scent. And another flowering evergreen is Viburnum tinus, but to keep that in a pot you'd need to keep it pruned.

20 Mar, 2011


How about Raphiolepsis umbellata? In a pot, it shouldn't get too big.

20 Mar, 2011

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