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Buxus microphylla = B. sinica

Common Name(s):
Littleleaf boxwood
Cultivar(s):
var. 'Koreana', 'Compacta'
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; easy to transplant; shallow roots; flowers attract bees; 'Compacta' useful for low hedge

Height:
3-4 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, medium green leaves; 0.3-1 in. long; var. 'Koreana' foliage bronze-colored in winter
Flower:
Fragrant, non-showy flowers in spring
Zones:
6 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; protect from drying wind; well-drained soil; var. 'Koreana' most hardy of boxwoods
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Compact, dense, rounded shrub; much branched
Width:
3-4 ft.

NCCES plant id: 1441

Buxus microphylla = B. sinica Buxus microphylla = B. sinica