Boxwood

Location: Chi-Omega Fountain
Approximate blooming period: April

Green Velvet Boxwood, Buxus microphylla x Buxus sempervirens

Origin: Japan/western Asia
Habitat: Hardy in Zones 4-6 
Height and Form: evergreen shrub with dense branching, 3- 4 feet with a similar spread 
Foliage and Bark: opposite leaves, leathery, medium green color, foliage tends to turn yellow-green or brownish in fall and winter 
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: male and female flowers which are fragrant and attractive to bees but not showy, blooms in April 
Culture: prefers moist, cool soil with mulch around roots, best in site with full sun or light shade, but protect from winter winds, sun and cold. Cultivars/Varieties:


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