Buxus sempervirens 'Elegantissima'

Variegated Boxwood, Elegantissima Boxwood

Foliage

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Family: Buxaceae

Genus: Buxus

Parent: Buxus sempervirens

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 8

Size: 5 to 8' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Description: 

Leaves have creamy to very light yellow marginal variegation. Dome shaped shrub.

History: 

Introduced to cultivation in 1873. RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Specialty Ornamentals in April 2012. In summer 2013 it was hidden by a large grass so I moved it to the In Between Garden in April 2014.


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