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BUXUS
BOXWOOD



Here is a beautiful use of boxwood. This is a photo from Versailles, France.
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Hybrid


NEW!
Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Plant Selection
The Buxus �Green� series was selected in 1984 by the ONLA.
Dwarf
Upright
Zone 4
GREEN MOUNTAIN� This upright conical grower has small glossy dark green foliage. Since it has an upright habit it is perfect for growing into pyramids and hedging and it is hardy to -30 according to Ohio State University. H:5� W:3� slow growing.

Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Plant Selection
The Buxus �Green� series was selected in 1984 by the ONLA.
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal Plant Award
Dwarf
Mounding
Zone 5
'GREEN VELVET' This very hardy selection from Canada has deep, dark green, velvety leaves and grows in a nice mounding shape. This is a very good slow grower that holds up rather well under snow loads unlike some of the English Box. It is an excellent choice for a hedge or small border.

Microphylla
Littleleaf Boxwood


Miniature
Mounding
Zone 5
`COMPACTA' This plant is a very slow grower and it grows only about 1 centimeter per year. It is very tolerant of both frost and dry conditions. This one is an excellent choice for a dwarf hedge or as a liner in an herb garden. It also works well as a bonsai due to its tiny leaf size.
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Microphylla var. japonica
Japanese Boxwood


NEW!
Medium
Upright
Zone 5
FAULKNER� This nice upright growing selection has oval shiny bright green leaves. It will grow to about 6� high in time.

Miniature
Irregular
Zone 5
`MORRIS DWARF' This great little selection is a slow growing and irregularly shaped plant that is somewhere between Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' and Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa' in size. A great choice for bonsai because it has a cool irregular shape. It also has a nice good green color.

Sempervirens
English Boxwood


Upright
Globose
Zone 6
'ELEGANTISSIMA' This plant is a very nice variegated form of the well known English Box. It is quite slow when young and gets faster when it ages. Makes a great statement in the landscape.
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Medium
Columnar
Zone 5
GRAHAM BLANDY� The origin of this nice columnar plant is thought to be from a group of seedlings sent to the Blandy Experimental Farm in Virginia in the 1930�s. It is a very narrow upright form with straight sides. A plant 20 years of age will be 9� high and only 1 to 11/2� wide.

Sinca var. insularis
Korean Boxwood


Medium
Conical
Zone 4
JUSTIN BROUWERS� An excellent, very hardy selection of Korean Boxwood. It grows into real nice cone-shaped form. This plant with very dark green leaves make makes an impressive statement

Dwarf
Rounded
Zone 5
'WINTERGREEN' This plant is an excellent choice for a hedge with its good green color. It keeps this nice color all winter long. This selection was made in 1940 at Scarff Nurseries in Ohio and was introduced into the trade in 1960. It has a beautiful roundish growth habit and is both faster growing and hardier than English Boxwood.
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GROWTH
PER YEAR


Miniature........
less than 3"

Dwarf............
3-6"

Intermediate.....
6-12"

Large............
more than 12"