Scientific Name: Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Franklin's Gem'
Common Name: Boxwood
Garden Size: 2 ft. x 3 ft.
Growth Rate: Slow to Medium
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: Full Shade to Part Shade
Water & Soil: Average, Well-drained Soils; Do not tolerate wet feet
Habit (Form): Dense, Round Shrub
Foliage: Evergreen, Lime green new growth maturing to olive green leaves
Bloom Time: Inconspicuous
Bloom Color: N/A Nature
Attraction: None; Deer Resistant
Uses: Foundation Plantings, Small Hedge, Parterre
Care: Benefits from very light pruning in late winter or early spring before new growth is visible.