Buxus Sempervirens aurea pendula , Plant Profile and Landscaping Uses
A rare but attractive and useful plant the ‘Weeping Golden Box’ is Buxus Sempervirens aurea pendula.
This is a slow growing evergreen shrub with green and bright yellow edged leaves. Over time will reach 2m in height and can get taller in some environments. This is a species that prefers a moist well drained soil.
Grown for the attractive foliage as well as the relaxed informal growth habit, this is a plant that can be used as a feature plant, a background plant in the border, or planted as a different, informal style of hedge. Flowering period is in spring to summer
Buxus Sempervirens aurea pendula looks great in a partly shaded position where the semi weeping branches add form and colour to the border. Although this is a slow growing plant, its landscaping value lies in its ability does to a softer look to the garden than other Buxus species.
Buxus Sempervirens aurea pendula Summary
- Height – 1m to 2m
- Spread – 1m to 1.5m
- Growth rate – Slow to Medium. Growth rate will be faster in a humus rich moist soil.
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