Japanese Boxwood Buxus microphylla The classy, very hardy Japanese boxwood is the ideal low-maintenance green shrub for South Florida homeowners.

Japanese Boxwood Buxus microphylla The classy, very hardy Japanese boxwood is the ideal low-maintenance green shrub for South Florida homeowners.

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.

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.

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Japanese Boxwood. 4x4. Sun to shade.  kelly green, medium texture, evergreen foliage.  Traditionally sheared for a formal hedge.

Japanese Boxwood. 4x4. Sun to shade. kelly green, medium texture, evergreen foliage. Traditionally sheared for a formal hedge.

One of the most common types of shade hedges is the boxwood. These shade hedges can be grown in areas of full sun to full shade, and are widely adaptable to different soil types. The dense foliage of these shade hedges gives the impression of a continuous surface, and will be present year round. These evergreen shade hedges are hardy in zones five through eight.

One of the most common types of shade hedges is the boxwood. These shade hedges can be grown in areas of full sun to full shade, and are widely adaptable to different soil types. The dense foliage of these shade hedges gives the impression of a continuous surface, and will be present year round. These evergreen shade hedges are hardy in zones five through eight.

green velvet boxwood | green velvet boxwoods thinking outside the boxwood low growing green

green velvet boxwood | green velvet boxwoods thinking outside the boxwood low growing green

http://japanstuff.hubpages.com/hub/small-japanese-garden-design -possibly for the front-

Small Japanese garden design

shade garden plan for south region featuring Japanese maple, mahonia, hosta, New Guinea impatiens, coleus, oakleaf hydrangea, boxwood

shade garden plan for south region featuring Japanese maple, mahonia, hosta, New Guinea impatiens, coleus, oakleaf hydrangea, boxwood

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