Outstanding Stylish in a Compact Hedge - Also known as the True Dwarf Boxwood, this versatile English evergreen is the most popular and widely grown cultivar of all the boxwood shrubs. Because of its slow-growing nature, this shrub remains low and compact, presenting a wide range of uses for any landscaping design. This dense shrub's...
Creating two levels of hedging by underplanting the raised hedge is a nice twist on the stilted hedge that has become popular with garden designers in recent years. Here we see a formal low-clipped boxwood hedge under the raised hedge of Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'. Both are evergreen, creating great year-round interest.
Winter gem Boxwood, stays green all winter. 3-4 ft bright green. Korean ‘Winter Gem’) is a cultivar of the Littleleaf Boxwood, known for its light, lime-green leaves, which usually maintain their color through the winter season.
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Atropurpurea Nana' is a dwarf version of this deciduous shrub and suitable for creating low hedges. It has an Award of Garden Merit from the RHS. It likes to be grown in full sun or partial shade where it will make 0.5-1m in height and spread.