Buxus 'Green Ice' ('Krazgreen')

Green Ice® Boxwood

Newly planted

Newly planted


Patents: PP#10,773

Family: Buxaceae

Genus: Buxus

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 3' tall and wide in 5 years, estimated 4' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Dense upright mound and compact habit. Deep green leaves with blue tint on the new growth.


Found by Marlene Krazinksi in Portage, Pennsylvania in the 1960s. Exact parents unknown but considered an interspecific hybrid of Buxus sempervirens 'Suffuticosa' and B. microphylla var. koreana


My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot at Park Seed in June 2013 and planted it in the One Of Everything garden.

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