Evergreen shrub best suited for use as a hedge or low growing border. Fairly small, oblong dark green leaves all year long. Moderate growth rate - enjoys part sun/ part shade best, and cool, moist soil with organic content. Soil needs to be well drained. very hardy variety of boxwood. Very compact, dense growth habit. This boxwood has shown to hold a very good green color through cold weather - better than most other boxwood varieties. Yet in highly exposed areas of wintry weather conditions ( mainly cold winds ), bronzing can be expected to various degrees. This variety responds very well to trimming, and can be maintained in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, heights, widths, forms, etc. Widely used throughout the U.S. in a variety of applications.