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Golden Dream Boxwood

Buxus microphylla 'Peergold' PP #16,052

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30891
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturityCompact habit reaches just 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Topiary, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris); Lilac (Syringa)

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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