These Boxwoods for Containers can be pruned to to be manageable and look lush all year round. You can also pair a few of them together to create a privacy screen.
Botanical Name: Buxus x ‘Green Velvet’
Green Velvet is a hybrid boxwood that grows in a compact habit to a height of 2-3 feet. It has dark green foliage that maintains its color well throughout the seasons.
Botanical Name: Buxus x ‘Green Mountain’
Native to Europe and Asia, Green Mountain is one of the most popular boxwood varieties that tolerates heat well and requires minimal pruning to maintain its neat shape.
Botanical Name: Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Winter Gem’
This dwarf boxwood variety grows slowly, reaching a height of 2-3 feet. It keeps its green foliage throughout the winter without bronzing.
Botanical Name: Buxus ‘Green Mound’
The green mound is a low-mounding cultivar, growing only 2-3 feet tall. Its deep green leaves take on a bronze cast in winter.
Botanical Name: Buxus microphylla ‘Faulkner’
A great contender for baskets, this boxwood for container is best for patios, where it can be kept in the corners. It requires minimum pruning and maintenance.
Botanical Name: Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’
Another great boxwood for container, its foliage has creamy white edges, which provides a nice contrast. The plant grows in a compact, globular mound.
Botanical Name: Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Baby Gem’
Baby Gem is a slow-growing evergreen shrub that is a perfect choice for containers, borders, or hedges. It grows 2-3 foot tall at maturity with small, deep green leaves.
Botanical Name: Buxus sempervirens ‘Morris Midget’
Where space is limited, Morris Midget is the perfect solution. Its tiny, rounded, evergreen leaves stay fresh and turn to an orange-red-bronzeRead more on balconygardenweb.com