A highly FRAGRANT evergreen flowering shrub that is often used for hedges or screening. The plant has shiny, dark-green attractive foliage that is lush and dense, making it good for blocking a view. This plant tolerate alkaline soils, pollution, shade, and drought. This plant is slow growing and does well in hardy zones 6-8. This plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer and has no serious pest and disease problems. Will grow 6-10 ft tall and wide. In Japan, it is the 'city tree' of Kitanagoya, and the 'town tree' of Yoshitomi.