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Buxus microphylla 'Golden Dream' (Peergold)

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Buxus microphylla 'Peergold' - Golden Dream Boxwood - Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

Buxus microphylla 'Peergold' - Golden Dream Boxwood - Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

More About Buxus microphylla Golden Dream ('Peergold') (PP16052)

  • Insignificant, green-yellow-cream flowers are fragrant
  • Glossy, medium green leaves are edged with gold
  • Upright, rounded habit
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

6

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Green
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Golden Dream Boxwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives best with cool, moist roots, and mid-afternoon shade. These boxwoods can tolerate full sun to partial shade, dry to drought conditions, and a range of soil types. They can be pruned any time of the year, and can be used for topiary, hedging and stand-alone specimens. Young plants benefit from winter protection (burlap wrap) in an exposed location. Damage or stem breakage may occur in the winter from ice and snow accumulation.


Buxus microphylla Golden Dream ('Peergold') (PP16052) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge
Foundation planting
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Buxus microphylla 'Golden Dream' (Peergold)

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureo-variegata'

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureo-variegata'

Variegated English Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens 'Variegata'

Buxus sempervirens 'Variegata'

Variegated English Boxwood