Buxus microphylla 'Green Pillow' /Green Pillow Boxwood

Buxus microphylla 'Green Pillow'   / Buxus microphylla 'Green Pillow'
A relatively new boxwood selection
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A relatively new boxwood selection

Clipped boxwood

A nice mass planting at the North Carolina Arboretum near Asheville

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Scientific Name: Buxus microphylla 'Green Pillow'
Common Name: Green Pillow Boxwood
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Produces a low cushion form with dark green, compact foliage. Takes pruning quite well, but growth is relatively slow when compared to several other cultivars. Plant boxwood in a fertile, well drained soil and avoid cultivating close to plants because of the shallow root system.