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Winter-Friendly Patio Plants

Perfectly fit for small hedges when planted in multiples, Winter Gem boxwood also works well potted in planters. During the winter, this evergreen will take on a golden bronze coloring, then change back to bright green in the spring. Winter Gem boxwood thrives in both partial and full sun settings.

Winter gem Boxwood, stays green all winter. 3-4 ft bright green. Korean ‘Winter Gem’) is a cultivar of the Littleleaf Boxwood, known for its light, lime-green leaves, which usually maintain their color through the winter season.

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Paramount Factors to Consider While Planting Winter Gem Boxwoods

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New Trees and Shrubs for 2016

'Gem Box' is a new cultivar of inkberry holly, a native boxwood alternative. Perfect for low hedges or even in containers, 'Gem Box' features lustrous evergreen foliage that covers low, mounded branches to ground level. Like most hollies, this petite shrub is resistant to deer. Prune to shape in late winter and apply an evergreen fertilizer after new growth appears in spring. Plant Name: Ilex glabra 'Gem Box' Growing Conditions: full sun to part shade Size: 3 feet tall and wide Zone: 5-9…