Go Back Boxwood Chicagoland Green

Buxus x 'Glencoe'
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Plant Type: Conifer Shrubs

Selected for its excellent cold hardiness, surviving -32 °F with no dieback. A fine-textured evergreen shrub that tolerates pruning and shearing well. Often used as a small hedge and for topiary. Prefers well-drained soil and some protection from winter winds.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

A fine textured evergreen shrub that tolerates pruning and shearing well. One of our favorites to be used as a border or hedge. Boxwood only requires well-drained soil and prefers shading and wind protection in winter if grown on an exposed site.

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Medium green changing to a slightly bronze shade in winter

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Plant Height


Scape Height


Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Well drained.

Characteristics & Attributes


Holds a nice green color in the winter.

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance



Full sun to part shade.

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

All seasons.