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Golden Triumph Boxwood

Buxus microphylla 'Golden Triumph'

SKU
09078
A very hardy, low-growing, compact Japanese Boxwood that rarely reaches above three feet tall in ten years. Shiny green foliage with showy golden yellow margins creates a great contrast against green foliage plants. Use in foundation plantings, or to create a unique pattern or framework in a formal garden. Performs well in heat. Evergreen.
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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris)

Thrives in enriched, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and to keep roots cool. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune as needed to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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