Golden Dream Boxwood
Buxus microphylla 'Peergold' PP #16,052
Pronunciation: BUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh
|Description||A dense, rounded, and compact shrub with rich green variegated foliage accented by bright gold margins. Small, fragrant, creamy yellow flowers develop in spring. Great as an accent or specimen plant, or for use as a low to medium hedge. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Compact habit reaches just 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris); Lilac (Syringa)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, loamy, well-drained, lightly acidic soils. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in hot regions. Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and keep roots cool. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize in early spring. Prune as needed to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.