For twelve years our garden went without the common boxwood, but it has finally arrived. As a foundation planting, no less! When we revamped the front perennial border, some persistent evergreen structure was called for at the back. I don't intend to clip it into a ball or any other regular shape, although it will require pruning to keep it to the size we intend.
||English boxwood; common boxwood
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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April 02, 2008