Hardy Evergreen Perfect for Hedge or TopiaryCommones Boxwood is an evergreen shrub highly valued for its usefulness as a hedge. This shrub is also ideal for topiary, makes a great border plant and is an excellent choice for foundation plantings.If you’re looking for an evergreen shrub that is hardy and looks great all year-round, look no further! Commones Boxwood may sound “common”, but there’s nothing common about it. It’s an exceptional evergreen that maintains its color and will easily adjust to fit your landscaping needs.Most people know Commones Boxwood as a small, densely-leaved, evergreen hedge. It can mature to 15′-20 with an equal spread, but can be pruned as needed. It also can also be used as a large shrub or small tree. This densely-branched shrub has small, smooth-edged leaves that are a shiny, dark green. The vibrant foliage remains on the shrub all winter for enduring color in your yard even through the drab shades of winter. One of the most valuable features of your Commones Boxwood is that it responds very well to harsh pruning so can easily be formed into almost any shape or size.Your Commones Boxwood can grow up to 20 feet in height with an equal spread. Left to grow naturally, it assumes a pleasing, rounded shape sure to present a lovely picture in your yard. The one-inch long elliptical leaves emit a unique scent that many people enjoy. If you’re interested in a hedge you can plant and forget, or an evergreen shrub that is amenable to shaping, you can’t go wrong with a Commones Boxwood.*Evergreen*Scented Leaves*Can be Shaped as Desired.
The Boxwood Fastigiata, Buxus s. ‘Fastigiata’, has an upright habit and oval, glossy-green leaves which makes this shrub an excellent choice for a narrow hedge or exclamation point in the small garden; height may be controlled by prunining.It is best grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, sandy loams.Boxwood fills in the gap in ornamentals with its many easily sculpted forms. They provide everything from topiary, pyramid, globe, and spiral shapes to hedges and Bonsai uses.Fastigata is a slow grower that requires little special care other than annual pruning. This boxwood looks wonderful when planted in mass, or used as a specimen or accent..
No Pruning Needed With This Hardy, Compact ShrubBoxwood – Green Ice, Buxus ‘Green Ice’, has glossy dark green evergreen foliage and is considered super hardy, maintaining a deep-green winter sempervirens color. The new spring growth is blue-green which turns a glossy, deep green in the summer. Green Ice is an attractive medium-sized evergreen shrub that exhibits a dense upright mounded and compact growth habit. No pruning is required to maintain this compact and mounded shape, and it reaches 3′-4′ tall and wide at maturity.It prefers full to part sun, is slow growing, and its winter hardiness is exceptionally good. Green Ice Boxwood is capable of providing attractive ornamentation in the landscape, even during the coldest winter months.It makes a nice compact hedge or works well for foundation landscaping.*Blue Green Foliage Matures to Deep Green*3′-4′ Compact Growth*Evergreen.
Small Versatile EvergreenGreen Gem Boxwood is a broadleaf evergreen noted for its globular shape and excellent winter hardiness. These make an exceptional shrub border, especially with selective pruning. Its globular appearance also would make it wonderful in a mixed border or at the edge of your perennial bed for some definition. Green Gems even do well in containers.Your Green Gem Boxwood features oval, dark green leaves with an attractive, glossy finish that holds its color well during the winter months. With very little pruning, this adorable little evergreen will hold the shape of a 2-foot round ball. It’s the perfect accompaniment to many of your plantings and a vibrant addition to your landscape wherever you place it.Green Gem Boxwood is noted for requiring little pruning. It grows to about 2 feet at maturity, maintains good green winter color, and is well suited for low formal hedges. Green Gem is best suited in a sheltered location which protects it in winter from strong winds and full sun, but is quite hardy, even tolerating some drought. It has no serious disease or pest problems, including that both deer and rabbits tend to leave it alone.If you’re looking for a tiny evergreen that welcomes your attention but doesn’t demand it, then Green Gem Evergreen is for you. It’s hard to find a diminutive evergreen so adaptive and carefree!* Versatile evergreen* Winter hardy.
Boxwood – Jade Pillar, Buxus sempirvirens ‘Furore’ Jade Pillar, has an upright growth habit, and is faster to grow than comparable varieties; fills into the landscape quickly. Jade Pillar tolerates shade well with white blooms and green foliage. This upright, statuesque boxwood evergreen provides multiple uses in containers, hedges or as topiaries; easily trimmed into cone or spiral shapes. It serves nicely as a pot plant for wintertime holidays too! With its narrow-pyramidal growth habit, hardiness, and good garden performance, this is an evergreen that offers excellent winter interest!.
Lime Green in SpringJulia Jane Boxwood is a hardy variety of Korean Boxwood. One would look outstanding in your yard as a low hedge, topiary or foundation plant.Your Julia Jane Boxwood is an upright, broadleaf evergreen shrub with a rounded habit. You can easily shape it to fit your needs, making it an outstanding choice for just about any location in your yard. Its glossy foliage emerges a delightful lime green, maturing to a dramatic dark green later in the season. You’ll love how it develops a bronzy cast in winter to add a bit of color in your cold season. Julia Jane Boxwood grows 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It does well in sun but best in partial sun. It responds well to pruning, but you don’t have to prune it if you choose not to. Julia Jane is tolerant of heat and humidity and is overall considered quite a hardy evergreen. Foraging deer tend to pass it by, but bees and other pollinators will be drawn to your yard to sample the tiny, fragrant, white flowers that appear in spring.If you’re looking for a hardy, versatile evergreen with great color, look no further. Julie Jane Boxwood is for you!*Lime Green Foliage Matures to Dark Green *Fragrant White Flowers*Prune or Not.
The Boxwood Common America Pom Pom, Buxus Common American Pom Pom, is easily the most versatile and useful Boxwood when it comes to creating outdoor plants. It is a slow-growing shrub that is evergreen and extremely cold hardy, drought tolerant and disease resistant. American Pom Pom has a round, mounded form, like a pom pom and has dark glossy leaves; dense and becomes even more dense when it is trimmed. Boxwoods are easy maintenance which is the key for boxwoods of all varieties. Ameican Pom Pom will grow in most soils, but avoid heavy clay. It is best to amend the soil, if needed, with silt, sand, or an organic material. Prune after new growth becomes woody (early June) and new growth will appear again in the middle of August. Plant in sun to partial sun in well drained soil..
The Boxwood Green Beauty, Buxus m. j. ‘Green Beauty’, has a compact habit with dark, glossy leaves. This is a popular evergreen shrub with rounded leaves and dense growth. Makes an excellent sheared hedge or when left unpruned, it becomes a classical accent for entries and corners. Green Beauty makes a wonderful container plant and is tolerant of drought, heat and alkaline soil. Growing 4-6 inches a year, it does make a beautiful hedge. Green Beauty will grow in most soils, but avoid heavy clay. It is best to amend the soil, if needed, with silt, sand, or an organic material. Prune after new growth becomes woody (early June) and new growth will appear again in the middle of August. Plant in sun to partial sun in well drained soil..
Evergreen Shrub Perfect for PruningThe Green Borders Boxwood is a short, evergreen shrub. It would do great as a specimen planting in your yard or work well as a low, informal hedge.No landscape is complete without at least one Boxwood plant. They are incredibly versatile plants, with a variety of colors, foliage and habits. Used for everything from traditional hedges to intricate topiary figures, the Boxwood can’t be beat for its utility and beauty. They are simply a must-have for any superior landscape.Your Green Borders Boxwood grows to about 3 feet in height with a 4 foot spread. Its branching habit is somewhat horizontal, helping it blend easily with companion plants. The dark green foliage has a soft appearance to its finely textured leaves.A delightful thin, white stripe runs down the underside of each leaf, an added decorative feature to an already lovely plant. In fact, your Boxwood is so valued for its lovely foliage that is often used in crafts and decorations.Your Green Borders Boxwood is an adaptable shrub that looks great if left alone, but also easily adjusts to your specific needs. You can shape it to almost any height and it takes well to being used as a topiary specimen.Your Boxwood is deer resistant, so even when its evergreen nature tempts them in their winter-foraging, you’re unlikely to have to chase them off.It’s an outstanding, hardy plant that will fit many uses and landscape conditions. You can’t go wrong with a Green Borders Boxwood.* Adaptable to pruning* Evergreen* Deer resistant .
Wintergreen Littleleaf Boxwood, Buxus microhylla, ‘Wintergreen’ is an attractive broadleaf evergreen that has delicate bright green foliage which changes to copper green color in winter. It responds well to any pruning and is an excellent plant for a low hedge. This is one of the hardiest Boxwoods..
The Boxwood Newport Blue, m Buxus s. ‘Newport Blue’, is a extremely handsome boxwood that is suitable for traditional hedging and specimen planting of pyramidal form.Newport Blue holds pyramidal form with light seasonal shearing, and can also be sheared to form a column or globe.Newport Blue has a wide, dwarf growing mound, and stiff upright branches. The large, pointed, oval-shaped blue-green foliage makes it a standout.It is best to protect this shrub from winter winds and plant in sun or part sun; likes sandy soil as well as clay. It is an excellent choice for small spaces, rock gardens, dwarf gardens or containers.Zones 6-8* Outstanding Color!.
Easy to Grow, Makes a Great Hedge!The Boxwood ‘Emerald Jewel’, Buxus microphylla var. koreana, has lush emerald green foliage and is ideal as a hedge or planted in mass.The ‘Emerald Jewel’ can also be used near water gardens or ponds, in rock gardens, as an accent plant, or border plants.It is best to mulch to keep root system cool and moist; the evergreen foliage needs to be protected from drying winds, especially in winter.When pruning boxwood into a hedge, make sure the bottom is left wider than the top. This allows more light to reach the lower branches and the hedge is less likely to thin at the bottom.This adorable miniature boxwood is deer and drought tolerant, vigorous, and very winter hardy! Fragrant inconsequential flowers are creamy white to yellow in color.* Ideal hedge* Deer resistent* Very cold hardy.
One of the easiest boxwoods to grow Japanese Boxwood, Buxus microphylla, is a must-have for your garden. This boxwood can frame a garden bed, trim the foundation to your home or sit pretty in a planter box. Whether you have an estate, a suburban two-story or a trailer home, the Japanese Boxwood shrub will work in your landscape. Though the Japanese Boxwood shrub looks and acts like other boxwoods – it grows slowly, stays green year round, and can take pruning like a champ – it differs from other types of boxwood in one very important way. The roots of this boxwood go much deeper than any other type. This means that it handles drought much, much better.The Japanese Boxwood shrub does fine in full sun or light shade. It doesn’t grow out of bounds. It can be sheared into a low hedge, but grows slowly enough that you don’t have to prune it very often. This is truly an easy plant to grow. A hedge of Japanese Boxwood can make the wildest garden look tame or the roughest container look sophisticated. Order enough for your hedge planting today! * Handsome evergreen foliage * Drought resistant deep roots * Hardy and Easy.
Boxwood – Chicagoland Green, Buxus ‘Glencoe’, is a fine textured evergreen shrub that tolerates pruning and shearing well. Chicagoland Green is one of our favorites to be used as a border or hedge. Boxwood requires well-drained soil and prefers shading and wind protection in winter, if grown on an exposed site. This Boxwood tolerates some drought and will grow in dry soil but prefers well-drained, loamy, sandy or clay soils with a pH of acidic to slightly alkaline. Chicagoland Green is a medium sized shrub and known for its cold hardiness and good winter color. It grows with a uniform, oval, rounded growth habit and will reach 3′ tall by 5′ wide in approximately 15 years..
Perfect Dwarf Boxwood Forms a Deep Green Low HedgeThe Wee Willie Boxwood (Buxus sinica var. insularis “Wee Willie”) was introduced in 1990 as a true dwarf. It never grows bigger than two feet high or wide.Do you want to line a pathway with a hedge you can step over? Wee Willie can do that. Do you have a zero-lot line property but want something formal and green in the front yard? Wee Willie fits the bill. Can you spit a watermelon seed from one side of your yard to the other? Wee Willie nestles into the smallest garden landscape with ease.Despite being so “wee”, this little boxwood rarely shudders at harsh winters. The leaves stay emerald green year round, shockingly beautiful in the snow. Wee Willie boxwoods are really tough-as-nails plants, needing no pruning or special attention once they’re established and providing an interesting texture wherever you plant them.Whether your yard is the size of the White House lawn or the size of a postage stamp, Wee Willy will provide a crisp, never-think-twice-about-it hedge.* Emerald Green Leaves * Dense, Deep Green Low Hedge * Very Cold Hardy.