Boxwood, Green Tower


Description: A newer boxwood having a striking narrow upright form. Medium to fine textured, lustrous green foliage does not brown out in winter. An excellent hedge for tight places, in mass plantings or in a formal garden. Can be pruned as a topiary.

Common Name: Green Tower Boxwood

Scientific Name: Buxus sempervirens 'Monrue'

Type: Evergreen shrub

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 7-9' height, 1-2' spread

Foliage Color: Green

Landscape Use: Privacy Screen, Focal Point, Background, Hedge, Cottage Garden, Formal Garden

Soil: Well-Drained

Growth Rate: Moderate

Zone: 5 - 9

Companion Plants: Lilac, Ninebark, Lenton Rose, Knockout Roses, Potentilla, Clematis, Hydrangea, Wisteria



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