Buxus sempervirens


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Synonyms for Buxus sempervirens

large slow-growing evergreen shrub or small tree with multiple stems

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Hedges in the Washington gardens at Mount Vernon are the dwarf variety of boxwood, which is the Buxus sempervirens variety of suffruticosa.
Columnar kinds of English boxwood like Buxus sempervirens 'Monrue' are good for tall hedges and topiaries.
One of the best perennials to use as a background to your flowers is boxwood (that's Buxus sempervirens in Latin.
japonica 'National' grows into an 8-foot-tall column, while Buxus sempervirens `Elegantissima' is a 5-by-5-foot shrub with unique silver-edged foliage, appearing as though it produced a continuous display of glistening flowers.
Wood block (5*1*2 cm dimensions )of Parrotia persica, Juglans regia , Quercus persica and Buxus sempervirens dried at 100[degrees]C for 48 h, cooled in a desiccator, and then weighed.
Leguminosae Root Methanolic barks Buxus sempervirens Linn.
A better bet for formal hedging in coastal and milder climates is Escallonia macrantha; for a low hedge, the Buxus sempervirens is ideal.
The two main species of Box, Buxus microphylla, the small-leaved box, and Buxus sempervirens, the common box, have both provided us with a number of excellent forms over the years and it is worth searching out a good one before you start propagating.
Evergreen shrubs such as Buxus sempervirens (common box) clipped into topiary shapes are ideal as they provide shape and interest all year round, or ornamental grasses can soften the hard effect of stone.
All very lovely, of course, but there has been a profusion of stately canals, squares of clipped buxus sempervirens, pleached hornbeams and elegant yews.
For structural plants in larger rooftop spaces, try Carpinus betulus (hornbeam), used to great effect on the Great Ormond Street Hospital staff garden, while varieties of palms or Buxus sempervirens (common box) on smaller sites will create a striking architectural effect.
CREATE THE LOOK: The best plants to use are Buxus sempervirens, privet and yew, but the quickest way to make topiary is to cover a wire frame with a fast-growing climber such as a small-leaved ivy.
Most commonly seen today is dwarf box, Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa', but traditionally woody herbs such as Teucrium chamaedrys and Santolina chamaecyparissus have been used.
British plants such as Drypoteris (fern), Buxus sempervirens (common box), Miscanthus sinensis (ornamental grass) and perennials can be combined with the more traditional Japanese plants like Phyllostachys nigra or P.