Shiny dark green leaves maintain good winter color. Summer Foliage. The leaves are dark green above and yellow-green beneath, oblong to oval in shape and about an inch long. It maintains its green color well in winter, even in colder climates. Size: 6 to 9 feet tall, 2 to 4 feet wide Plant type: Boxwood, Shrub. Hardy to 25F. Boxwood are used to frame garden spaces such as paths, doorways, parterres, rose gardens, and knot gardens. Littleleaf or Japanese boxwood (B. microphylla) is a low-growing, evergreen shrub, which only reaches a height of 4 feet and a spread of 4 feet. Schmidt Boxwood responds well to repeated shearing, and it is deer resistant and rabit resistant. It has a fast boxwood growth rate and an upright oval habit. The species is quite large, growing 15-20’ tall and wide. Boxwood parterres and hedges can be seen in many of the great gardens of Europe and America. It maintains its green color well in winter, even in colder climates. Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Topiary, Urban Garden. Buxus sempervirens is an evergreen Shrub growing to 5 m (16ft) by 5 m (16ft) at a slow rate. Buxus Sempervirens ‘Rotondifolia’ – This boxwood bears large dark green leaves. Boxwoods have fallen out of favor with some gardeners in recent years. Buxus sempervirens grows in evenly moist, well-drained loams (e.g., sand-clay mixture) in full sun to part shade. Buxus sempervirens Monrey by Frillylily: Sep 28, 2019 10:02 PM: 4: Appropriate Tree for a Pot by Altheus: Apr 20, 2019 5:42 AM: 3: Boxwood by Magpie13: May 4, 2018 1:47 PM: 0: Merry Christmas to All - 2016 by RickM: Jan 3, 2017 9:07 PM: 43 Use as hedging or topiary, or in a border. Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata' ... Buxus microphylla. It is extremely versatile, however, and South African gardeners use it extensively for low hedging and topiary. Botanical Pronunciation:BUK-sus sem-per-VY-renz var-ee-GAY-tuh. The variety of boxwood is Buxus sempervirens ‘common boxwood’, slow growing. Common Name (s): Boxwood, Common Box, European Box. Distribution: Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia. Being from the British Isles, it's not surprising that the garden plants of choice for our founding fathers had a certain Anglo-centric feel. Schmidt Boxwood is a variety of common boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) that is very cold hardy and is perfectly suited to hedging. Buxus sempervirens 'Jensen' Common Name: Jensen Boxwood ‘Jensen’ is a rounded cultivar that closely resembles Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ (English). Buxus Sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ – This variety is the epitome of edge hedges, it is a dwarf variety. The leaf is medium size and the color is blue green. It usually grows to 12 or 15 feet when it is left undisturbed. Buxus Sempervirens, or the common Boxwood, is used all over the cold, northern hemisphere as a hedging plant because it tolerates heavy snow and icy weather. Zones 4-8. Common Name(s): English Boxwood; Phonetic Spelling BUK-sus sem-per-VEE-renz This plant has low severity poison characteristics. This plant is also popular for topiary. Buxus sempervirens and over 1000 other quality seeds for sale. Buxus sempervirens is a rounded to broad-rounded shrub or small tree that is native primarily to open woodlands and rocky hillsides in southern Europe, northern Africa and western Asia. dark green above, lighter yellow green below. Through the years, the boxwood has been associated with formal gardens. Boxwood scientifically known as Buxus sempervirens is a rounded to broad-rounded shrub or small tree that belongs to the family Buxacece, a very small family of only six genera and about thirty species, closely related to the Spurge family – Euphorbiaceae. This new variety of boxwood is a cold hardy, dense globe that requires little if any pruning to form a low, dense, thick hedge. However, it is more often used to grow a manicured hedge. 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