An excellent evergreen shrub for small hedges. Retains its dark green foliage in the hottest summers, becoming bronze-tinged in cold weather. Well-suited to pruning into formal shapes. More heat, humidity and drought tolerant than other boxwood varieties.
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Botanical Pronunciation:BUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Plant type:Boxwood, Shrub
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide, in natural form.
Special features:Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Foliage color:Dark Green
Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean