A wonderful hybrid, 'Green Velvet' Buxus?combines the?hardiness and compact growth habit?of Korean Boxwood with the deep green leaf color of English Boxwood. The result is a healthy, durable?Evergreen that?keeps its deep?green foliage?throughout the harshest of winters. The small, oval leaves are lustrous and can add a?bronze tinge in the late?winter.?
'Green Velvet' is exceptionally versatile, too. Featuring a very low, rounded and full-bodied habit, it can be sheared and shaped?easily into any gorgeous form.?From topiary to low hedge, this?Evergreen, developed in Ontario,?is up to the challenge.?
Highly adaptable to a wide?range of soil conditions, 'Green Velvet'?is popular as foundation, border, low hedge, specimen, accent, container or formal garden planting.?Thriving in full sun and partial sun,?its growth rate is less than 1?foot per year.
?Tolerant of a wide range of soils as long as they are not?wet or salty, 'Green Velvet' produces clusters of pale green to cream flowers in its foliage.?An alkaloid repels deer and other wildlife. Zones 5-9.