BUXUS microphylla ‘Faulkner’, sempervirens, sempervirens Ball, sempervirens Cone, sempervirens  ‘Aureovariegata’, sempervirens ‘Elegantissima’, sempervirens ‘Handsworthensis’, sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ Plant Catalogue – Shrubs


drained moist soil in sun or part shade.

B. sempervirens AGM   Masses of small, dark green leaves, evergreen. Height 2.5-4 metres.  Spread 2 to 3 metres. Often trimmed for hedges and topiary. 

B. sempervirens Ball  Trained box shape. Keep trimmed to maintain the shape.

B. sempervirens Cone  Trained box shape. Keep trimmed to maintain the shape

B. sempervirens  ?Aureovariegata? Thick leathery dark green leaves, splashed and mottled creamy-yellow, evergreen. Height 1.5 to 2.5 metres.  Spread 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
B. sempervirens ?Elegantissima? AGM  Green leaves, with an irregular creamy white margin, often misshapen. Evergreen. Height 1.2 to 1.8m, spread 1.2 to 1.8m.  

B. sempervirens ?Handsworthensis?  Thick leathery matt green leaves, evergreen. Upright growing 2.5 to 4 metres. Spread 1.5 to 2.5 metres. 

B. sempervirens ?Suffruticosa? AGM Evergreen, dwarf shrub that forms a tight, dense mass of oval, bright green leaves. Bears insignificant flowers in late spring or early summer. Trimmed to about 15cm it is used for dwarf hedges for the edges of borders and parterres.