This is also known as a New Zealand shrubby violet. This slow growing treasure is a dwarf evergreen shrub, with small oval leaves, resembling a box bush. Tiny clusters of perfumed yellow-green flowers slowly turn to white and purple berries.
Cover with compost or grit 5mm deep in a cool bright position outside. Seeds can be slow to germinate, so please be patient. Grow on individual seedlings in 3â€ pots, and then plant out in a well-drained open position.