Boxwood

Buxus x 'Green Velvet'

A full-bodied boxwood well-suited for dense, low hedges. Foliage retains its rich green color throughout winter. Develops a vigorous, rounded form if not pruned. A wonderful evergreen that will provide year-round, cold-hardy color and structure in the garden.

  • Light Needs: Partial to full sun
  • Water Needs: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • USDA Zone:4-9
  • Pot Size: #1 Pot

Buxus x 'Green Mountain'

A vigorous evergreen shrub with bright green foliage that retains good color throughout winter. The upright, naturally cone-shaped habit makes it an excellent candidate for topiary forms, and a striking container or formal garden accent. Use in mass plantings to create either a free-form or a sculpted hedge. 

  • Light Needs: Partial to Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • USDA Zone: 4-9
  • Pot Size: #2 Pot (Globe 15-18", Cone 24-30") or #3 Pot (Cone 24-30")

Buxus sempervirens 'Variegata'

A beautiful evergreen shrub with stunning variegated foliage is sure to be a great addition to any landscape. The upright, naturally cone-shaped habit makes it an excellent candidate for topiary forms, and a striking container or formal garden accent. Use in mass plantings to create either a free-form or a sculpted hedge.

  • Light Needs: Full to Partial Sun
  • Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • USDA Zone: 6-8
  • Pot Size: #3 Pot (Cone 24-30")

Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Green Beauty'

An excellent evergreen shrub for small hedges. Retains its dark green foliage in the hottest summers, becoming bronze-tinged in cold weather. Well-suited to pruning into formal shapes. More heat, humidity and drought tolerant than other boxwood varieties.

  • Light Needs: Full to Partial Sun
  • Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • USDA Zone: 5-9
  • Pot Size: #2 Pot or #5 Pot

Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Winter Gem'

An excellent evergreen shrub for small hedges. Among the hardiest of the small-leaved boxwoods, the rich green foliage can acquire a golden bronze hue in cold winter zones, but is one of the first to become green again in spring. Makes a wonderful addition to formal gardens, providing year-round interest.

  • Light Needs: Full to Partial Sun
  • Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • USDA Zone: 5-9
  • Pot Size: #5 Pot
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