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Noun1.Buxus - type genus of the Buxaceae
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
box family, Buxaceae, family Buxaceae - widely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees
boxwood, box - evergreen shrubs or small trees
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Buxus Semperivens continues to be the obvious choice, however, with the threat of box blight always just around the corner I would recommend Ilex Crenata for its disease resistance.
A large conservatory gives access to pretty side gardens, and a lovely grassy area interspersed with buxus borders and rose beds, leading to a charming summer house and raised vegetable beds.
Buxus sempervirens (common box) is often used to create hedges around formal beds.
It has a beautiful dome shape which I've dotted through my mixed borders, along with domeshaped buxus.
The box is Buxus sempervirens 'Elegantissima', awarded an Award of Garden Merit by the RHS.
Cylindrocladium buxicola fungus causes blight in all types and ages of Buxus species, including boxwood, common groundcover pachysandra and sarcococca (sweet box).
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.
The planting is leafy and textural, with bold use of Calamagrostris and Buxus cubes.
Columnar kinds of English boxwood like Buxus sempervirens 'Monrue' are good for tall hedges and topiaries.