Boxwoods




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Buxus microphylla 'Faulkner'

Low growing boxwood with round shiny foliage. Excellent for edging and hedging. Grows to 1.2m tall by 90cm wide. Cannot survive in hot dry areas. Evergreen.

Height: 3-4 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Buxus microphylla 'Pin Cushion'

A slow growing boxwood, ideal for container growing. A charming plant, one of the more diminutive boxwoods and as the name implies has the appearance of a pin cushion due to its protruding growth in the spring. Clipping as is common with boxwoods destroy this effect. A nice detail plant for the garden and as a winter foil.

Height: 2.5 ft.
Width: 2.5 ft.
Water: Water regularly until established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Buxus microphylla 'Rococo'

A slow growing mounding boxwood. The leaves are of a fine texture and drape gracefully across the plant. Suitable as a container plant or an accent plant. Evergreen.

Height: 1 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Exposure: Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Buxus sempervirens

Common Boxwood is a large shrub that tolerates shearing. Dark green oval leaves. Plant in full sun to partial shade.
 
Height: 2-3 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Water: Water regularly Until established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Buxus sempervirens 'Blauer Heinz'

A dense and compact slow growing boxwood. Ideal for low growing hedges and formal trimming. Blue-green tinged foliage is pretty and delicate boxwood.

Height: 2.5 ft.
Width: 2.5 ft.
Water: Water regularly Until established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Buxus sempervirens 'Golden Triumph'

Compact, slow growing boxwood with green and yellow variegated foliage. Responds well to trimming. Ideal for topiary. Can burn in hot direct sunlight. Evergreen.

Height: 3 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Exposure: Part sun to shade
Hardiness: Zone 4





Buxus sempervirens 'Graham Blandy'

Narrow, upright and columnar. Large dark green foliage. One of the narrowest growing of the boxwoods and easy to maintain. Ideal for a relatively fast growing very narrow hedge or background planting in sunny or partly shaded areas. Requires a minimum of care to maintain its form.

Height: 6-15 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5




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Buxus sempervirens 'Green Balloon'

A naturally compact boxwood that performs well as a hedging plant for gardens. Needs very little trimming or maintenance.
 
Height: 3 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Water regularly Until established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Buxus sempervirens 'King Midas'

Slow growing boxwood with bright yellow foliage. Looks great in a shady spot in the garden. Can be clipped for a hedge. Does need shade as it will burn in full sun. Evergreen.
 
Height: 3 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Exposure: Part sun to shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa'

True dwarf boxwood: a low growing evergreen grows slowly with dark green foliage. medium sized leaves, dense form and texture.
 
Height: 2-3 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6




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Buxus sempervirens 'Variegata'

Delicate, fine foliage plant. Very dense growth. Slow growing but can grow to 5-7m. The leaves are a creamy white and green. Lovely conical shape.
 
Height: 2-3 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Water: Water regularly Until established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Buxus x 'Green Velvet'

One of the most popular varieties of boxwood. Rounded habit with small green leaves. Has a nice mounding shape that needs little shaping. Evergreen.
 
Height: 2-3 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5