Boxwood. We had one of these in my front yard growing up, too. I loved to touch it and feel the fluffiness of it, and I loved watching it grow each year.

Original Poster said: "We had one of these in my front yard growing up, too. I loved to touch it and feel the fluffiness of it, and I loved watching it grow each year.

Dwarf Japanese Cedar - Monrovia -Slowly forms a dense dome 2 to 3 ft. tall, slightly wider; 4 to 8 ft. tall with age. W

Cryptomeria japonica 'Globosa Nana' Dwarf Japanese Cedar - Monrovia -Slowly forms a dense dome 2 to 3 ft.

Kind of obsessed with boxwood. Would put it all over my yard if I could.

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Boxwood sets the standard for formal clipped hedges. Its ability to withstand frequent shearing and shaping makes this evergreen popular. You can also let it grow tall to provide a screen. Some varieties grow to 20 feet tall.

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Knockout Roses with Boxwood Hedge - relatively low-maintenance idea for a foundation planting.

Steeds Upright Holly (Ilex Crenata) Zone 5-9  Full Sun 6'-8' Height 5'-6' Width. An easy to grow, densely branched evergreen shrub with an interesting pyramidal form. Lustrous dark green foliage adds color to the landscape year-round. Black berries last all winter on female plants. A shapely hedge or foundation plant. Evergreen. Thrive when planted in moist, acidic, well-drained soil with regular watering.

An easy to grow, densely branched evergreen shrub with an interesting pyramidal form. Lustrous dark green foliage adds color to the landscape year-round. Black berries last all win

Hebe buxifolia  A very pretty and easy to grow small evergreen flowering shrub, with masses of white flowers appearing in late winter. Ideal border and hedge plant.  Prefers a full sun to part shade position in well drained soil.  Drought tolerant and frost hardy onc...

Hebe buxifolia A very pretty and easy to grow small evergreen flowering shrub, with masses of white flowers appearing in late winter. Ideal border and hedge plant. Prefers a full sun to part shade position in well drained soil.

Soft Touch Holly: (rounded leaf)  Compact, low growing, little to no pruning needed. Great alternative to boxwoods~

Soft Touch Holly: (rounded leaf) Compact, low growing, little to no pruning needed. Great alternative to boxwoods~

Low-Maintenance & Very Easy to Grow - Dwarf English Boxwoods are extremely adaptable evergreens. They're known for their gorgeous light-green leaves and round, compact shape.   The stunning foliage is soft to the touch, and adds lively texture to your landscape. The round, delicate leaves look great surrounded by perennials or as a...

Dwarf English Boxwoods are extremely adaptable evergreens. They're known for their gorgeous light-green leaves and round, compact shape.

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