Alyxia buxifolia, commonly known as Sea Box, is a shrub with small glossy leaves and fragrant white flowers. It is a popular choice for landscaping due to its compact size and ability to thrive in a variety of growing conditions. Box-leaf alyxia can be used as a hedge, border, or specimen plant, and is particularly effective in coastal gardens as it is tolerant of salt spray and wind. Its delicate flowers attract pollinators and its foliage provides year-round interest.
Height: Up to 3 m
Width: Up to 3 m
Aspect: Prefers full sun to partial shade and grows best in well-draining soil.
Flowers: Produces small, white, tubular-shaped flowers that are highly fragrant and appear in late spring or early summer.
Uses: Alyxia buxifolia is often grown as an ornamental plant in gardens and landscapes for its attractive foliage and fragrant flowers. The leaves are small and glossy, and the plant can be trimmed into a compact hedge or topiary.