Buxus ×‘Green Velvet’
Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Size: Makes a rounded shrub 4-5 ft. tall by 4-5 ft. wide
Outstanding Features: Rounded evergreen shrub more drought tolerant than Japanese holly and tougher than English & American boxwood. Has excellent winter color and is less likely to produce late season growth that is subject to freeze damage.
Landscape Uses: Hedging; foundation plantings
Care: Prefers well-drained, humus-rich slightly alkaline soil and even moisture, but will tolerate a wide range of conditions with winter bronzing only occurring in the windiest of poor sites. Sun or shade.