Plant Family / Buxus - Boxwood
Boxwoods are highly popular in the landscape for many reasons. Very versatile, they nicely complement beds or borders, serve as short or medium-sized hedges, draw attention to their geometrical dimensions, formalize gardens, partition or edge garden beds and serve as accent plants. There are hundreds of cultivars varying tremendously in size, shape, leaf characteristics, growth rates, and hardiness. Therefore, there is surely one for you!
Compact, Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa' (Boxwood) is a small, slow-growing, broadleaf evergreen shrub with soft and lush foliage of ovate, fairly glossy leaves, up to 1 in. long (2 cm). Tough, hardy and easy to grow, this dwarf Boxwood provides color year-round