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Buxus (Boxwood)
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Including Buxus sempervirens ‘Vadar Valley’, and Buxus sempervirens ‘Blauer Heinz’

Buxus

Boxwood


Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Green Beauty’  full sun  partial shade  shade lover
Littleleaf Boxwood

Hallmarked by a well groomed verdure, the low growing ‘Green Beauty’ is second-to-none for hedging or edging, accenting the rock garden or making an architectural statement just about anywhere. Polished, small rounded leaves maintain a crisp, dark green look all year long while cloaking the upright, yet compact semidwarf form.

This versatile evergreen can handle hot and cold weather and makes a plucky counterpoint amid Westringia ‘Smokey’ or Teucrium fruticans (Select Form).

Size: 4'–6' high x 4' wide; hardy to zone 6.

Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Green Beauty’ (S-0650)
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Buxus sempervirens ‘Blauer Heinz’  full sun  partial shade

Applauded as one of the species’ premier forms, this good-looking chance mutation of Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ was discovered by its namesake in Germany’s Herrenhausen Royal Garden in the late 1980s. Hardier than other sempervirens, the distinctive dwarf habit assumes a rounded, strictly upright and compact shape with densely set small shiny evergreen leaves, sporting unique frosted blue-green hues. A dapper first-class choice for low borders, diminutive hedges, rock work and pots, ‘Blauer Heinz’ favors adequately moist, well-drained soil and requires little pruning or maintenance.

Size: 2-1/2' high x 2-1/2' wide; hardy to zone 5.

Buxus sempervirens ‘Blauer Heinz’ (S-0783)
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Buxus sempervirens ‘Vadar Valley’  full sun  partial shade  shade lover

This handsome Boxwood is distinguished by a lustrous mass of tiny dark green leathery leaves, maintaining superb winter color then transmuting a pronounced bluish cast in spring, while dressing a hardy, broad spreading habit. ‘Vadar Valley’ thrives with sun or shade, stays fairly short and rounded, grows at a moderate pace, and is the perfect choice for foundation plantings, low hedges or grouped statements, anywhere its emerald hues can shine.

Size: 2-1/2' high x 5' wide; hardy to zone 5.

Buxus sempervirens ‘Vadar Valley’ (S-0710)
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Buxus sinica var. insularis  full sun  partial shade
Korean Boxwood
Buxus sinica var. insularis

With a tailored demeanor clipped or not, this undemanding Boxwood is second-to-none for hedging, edging, accenting the rockery or sculpting a topiary or bonsai specimen. Young downy branches and lustrous, small elliptical leaves in crisp dark greens define the dwarf rounded form that grows slowly and a little less densely.

A reliably cold tolerant evergreen, it can be planted as a low and refined verdant border, allowing more rambunctious plants to exuberantly spill over.

Size: 2' high x 20" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Buxus sinica var. insularis (S-0669)
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Current Staff’s Favorite Plant

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Dainty blooms and unfurling leaves forge an early spring treasure trove of color and texture.

In the last ten days, we’ve experienced all kinds of weather at Digging Dog, including frosty mornings, torrential downpours, deafening hail, glorious sunny 70 º afternoons and even sleet! Thankfully spring is almost here and signs of its arrival grow more evident every day. Brimming with possibility, youthful growth and pristine delicacy, the early spring garden is a fresh treasure trove of color and texture. The plants featured in this newsletter caught my eye while walking through the nursery and along the surrounding borders. Hopefully, a handful of them will spark your interest as well! All of us here at the nursery wish you a very happy spring and countless happy afternoons digging in a garden!

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