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


Growth habit:Rounded

Growth rate:Moderate

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.

Flower color:Yellow

Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean

Green Beauty Boxwood