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Buxus sempervirens Green Mountain (Boxwood)

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Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant insignificant flowers
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Evergreen

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
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(Dalmatian Series) Peachy-pink cup-shaped flowers open and lighten to a soft peach shade with orange-speckled throats that form on tall spikes with glossy deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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(Cara Mia™ Series) Masses of double lemon-yellow flowers that, once fully bloomed, resemble puffballs, grow tall above deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Jolly Jewel™ Series) Clusters of small magenta-pink saucer-shaped flowers that have dark purple centres grow on deep green foliage that creates a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Rich buttery yellow petals with a small green throat rise high above full green foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms early to mid-summer
1 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Extended Bloomer
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Rebloomer
Dormant
Fragrant
Diploid

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(Bumble Series) Petite spikes of pure white flowers grow in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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(Rock ‘n Low™ Series) This mat-forming, succulent perennial features variegated leaves of gray-green with creamy yellow margins, and sunny yellow flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Sport of ‘Little Miss Sunshine’.

Blooms late summer to early fall
6-8 in tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover
Salt tolerant

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Tubular creamy yellow rayless flowers bloom at the top of the plant and give way to fluffy seed heads once the cooler weather arrives. Upright clump form. Fast growth rate.

Blooms summer into fall
1-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Drought tolerant

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**NOT FOR SALE** This plant is no longer available. This page is retained for reference only.

Glossy dark green foliage has good resistance to bronzing in winter. Often used for hedging. Insignificant blooms. Moderate growth rate. Broad-mounded compact form. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant insignificant flowers
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Evergreen

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