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Blue Muffin Viburnum and 14 Other Plant Varieties

Learn how to take care of 15 plants in different zones.

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Winter Gem Boxwood(10 of 15)

Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'Winter Green'--Winter Gem Boxwood

- Compact boxwood with dark green foliage
- Plants maintain green color in winter
- Plant in rich, moist but well-drained soil; fertilize in spring; prune in early spring
- Plant can tolerate exposure to salt
- Plant in full sun to partial shade
- Height: 3 feet
- Width: 3 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones 5-9

Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.

Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.

Zones 7-8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first hard frost.

Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade.

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