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Buxus sempervirens variegata

Box Hedge, Boxwood

The average plant height is 15 cm
The average plant height is 30 cm

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Shrubs
Height:1.00 m
Spread:1.00 m
Flowering time:
Garden uses:Borders, Containers, Hedging, Living areas, Paths & Steps, Pool areas, Topiary
Garden styles:Alpine, Architectural, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Formal, Frontyard, Japanese, Mediterranean, Modern
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateSlow

Buxus sempervirens variegata Details

Buxus sempervirens variegata is a popular for adding colour and contrast in NZ gardens. This Boxwood features small, mid-green leaves with cream-white edges on new growth, which age to become a darker green. It grows to about 1 m tall and the same wide, though is often keep smaller with trimming which encourages new growth. It grows best when planted in full sun or partial shade on a well-drained site. It does well on most soil types, except at the extremes of wet and dry, and will tolerate frost and cool climates. Buxus sempervirens variegata is ideal for topiary, trimming into a formal hedge, maintaining in a container, or including in a mixed planting. For a box hedge, space plants 30 cm apart.

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