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Plants Matching buxus

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Image of Buxus photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Boxwood)

The woody plants in the genus Buxus are renowned the world over as meticulously manicured hedges or topiaries in gardens. This group of plants comprises nearly 100 species of shrubs to very small trees with broadleaf evergreen foliage. They are native to woodlands and rocky hillsides in Central America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

The glossy green leaves are small ovals and occur in opposite pairs on the branches (a feature that quickly distinguishes boxwoods from similar-looking small...

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James H. Schutte

(Boxwood, Chicagoland Green® Boxwood)

An exceptionally cold-hardy hybrid boxwood that does well in the Upper Midwest United States as well as in other regions with harsh climates, 'Glencoe' is a dense compact evergreen shrub that eventually forms a mound twice as broad as high. The small rounded paired leaves emerge soft green and deepen to dark glossy green. They may take on a burgundy tinge in winter. Bees visit the non-showy fragrant spring flowers.

This shrub prefers moist, well drained soil and some winter protection from wind...

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Jessie Keith

(Boxwood, Green Gem Boxwood)

The woody plants in the genus Buxus are renowned the world over as meticulously manicured hedges or topiaries in gardens. This group of plants comprises nearly 100 species of shrubs to very small trees with broadleaf evergreen foliage. They are native to woodlands and rocky hillsides in Central America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

The glossy green leaves are small ovals and occur in opposite pairs on the branches (a feature that quickly distinguishes boxwoods from similar-looking small...

Image of Buxus

James H. Schutte

(Boxwood, Green Mountain Boxwood)

Green mountain boxwood is a pyramidal broadleaf evergreen shrub of small to medium stature. New foliage emerges soft green and deepens to a dark glossy green. Bees are attracted by its non-showy fragrant spring flowers. It is deer resistant and tolerates wind and pollution. This shrub prefers moist, well drained soil and part to full sun. Green mountain responds well to pruning and can be sheared into a columnar form, planted as a hedge or used more informally in a mixed shrub border.

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Boxwood, Green Velvet Boxwood)

Green Velvet Boxwood is a slow growing broadleaf evergreen with a low, mounded habit and lustrous dark green foliage. Bees are attracted by its non-showy fragrant spring flowers. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils and soil pollution but protect from the wind.

This shrub prefers moist, well drained soil in part shade to sun. Green Velvet boxwood responds well to pruning and sheering and can be used in a formal garden setting or a mixed shrub border.

Image of Buxus harlandii photo by: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Harland's Boxwood)

Slow growing and tender, Harland's boxwood is a rounded, broadleaf evergreen shrub native to southern China. It attains a broad vase-shaped form when mature. In American nurseries there are many plants sold as Buxus harlandii , which are actually Japanese boxwood (Buxus microphylla var. japonica).

Harland’s boxwood is larger than most classic boxwoods. It has small somewhat elongated oval leaves that are rich green, glossy and notched at the apex. These densely cover...

Image of Buxus microphylla photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Boxwood, Littleleaf Boxwood)

Littleleaf boxwood is a dense, rounded broadleaf evergreen shrub known for its tolerance to pruning, making it great plant for hedges and topiary. It has small, oval, deep green foliage which turns yellow or brownish (bronze) in winter. The tiny fragrant flowers are often visited by bees.

Cultivated in Asia since the 1400s, littleleaf boxwood is no longer found in the wild and is today considered of a manmade garden origin. Very adapted to heat and humidity, it grows best in partial sun and well-drained...

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James H. Schutte

(Faulkner Littleleaf Boxwood, Littleleaf Boxwood)

Faulkner or Littleleaf boxwood is a slow growing, upright broadleaf evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green foliage turning somewhat bronze in the winter. Bees are attracted by its non-showy fragrant spring flowers. Tolerant of a wide range of soils, this shrub grows well in sun and heavy shade. Its dense, slow growing habit requires little to no pruning and is best used in mixed borders, as a hedge or in a formal garden setting.

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Mark A. Miller

(Franklin's Gem Boxwood, Littleleaf Boxwood)

Franklin's Gem littleleaf boxwood is a dwarf, rounded broadleaf evergreen shrub with glossy, green foliage turning olive green in the winter. Bees are attracted by its non-showy but fragrant spring flowers. It is a slow growing selection.

Tolerant of a wide range of soils, this shrub grows well in sun and shade. 'Franklin's Gem' will have finest growth in a moist, mulched soil with some shade from the hottest summer afternoon sun. Its dense, slow growing habit requires little to no pruning and...

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Pride of Place Plants, Inc.

(Boxwood, Golden Triumph Boxwood, Littleleaf Boxwood)

Golden Triumph boxwood is a slow growing, upright broadleaf evergreen shrub with glossy, yellow-edged, green foliage turning somewhat bronze in the winter. Bees are attracted by its non-showy fragrant spring flowers.

Tolerant of a wide range of soils, cultivar 'Golden Triumph' grows well in sun or shade. Mulch around its roots to conserve moisture and keep soil cool in summer. Its dense, slow growing habit requires little to no pruning and is best used in mixed borders, as a hedge or in a formal...