Boxwood (Wintergreen)

Buxus sinica var. insularis

  • Hardy, small leaved, small growing boxwood.
  • Holds color well in full sun and in winter.
  • Grows 2 to 3 foot tall and wide after 12-15 years.
  • Perfect plant for shearing.

Cold-hardy Wintergreen Boxwood, also known as Korean Boxwood, is an incredibly versatile and popular addition to landscape design. No matter the setting, be it formal or casual, this shrub consistently exceeds expectations.

Foliage is bright green when new, and darkens slightly with age. Oval leaves are small and delicate, lending a finely-textured look and feel to this ornamental shrub.

This evergreen beauty responds well to pruning and is commonly shaped into globes, boxes, or ovals. When grouped, Wintergreen complements most any garden design and looks fantastic in decorative pots for accent on a deck or patio.