Carissa macrocarpa ‘Boxwood Beauty’

‘Boxwood Beauty’ Carissa
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

2′ x 2′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

White

Bloom Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Special Features

Coastal Conditions, Low Water Use, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#1, #5

Natural Growth Habit

Rounded

Sunset Garden Zones

22-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

9-11

Carissa  ‘Boxwood Beauty’ is a compact dense evergreen shrub with green foliage and no thorns on the stems. Has deep green leaves like a large leafed boxwood. OK to prune heavily to shape. Produces fragrant white flowers with 5 petals. Full sun produces best growth results. Excellent for hedging and shaping.

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