Variegated English Boxwood
Buxus sempervirens 'Variegata'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||BUK-sus sem-per-VY-renz var-ee-GAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Topiary, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Variegated Hedge Plant|
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 periodically to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9