Boxwood Shrub Varieties
Buxus microphylla Boxwood 'Wintergreen' Evergreen Shrub 2' - 4'. Small, shiny evergreen leaves and a dense, rounded form. 'Wintergreen' is useful in a landscape as a low formal hedge plant or to use as a backdrop in a border garden. It is a low maintenance plant which is drought tolerant once established but should have regular watering during dry periods. Requires little pruning but can be shaped to individual preferences in the spring.
Boxwood 'Winter Gem'
Buxus microphylla japonica Boxwood 'Winter Gem' Evergreen Shrub 4' - 6'. A hardy boxwood which is outstanding as a hedge plant along drivways or walls. 'Winter Gem' takes on a bronze cast in winter and then turns back to a deep green during spring and summer. Small leaves are an attractive, shiny green.