Write a Review. Golden Dream Boxwood Buxus microphylla Golden Dream from Taylor's Nursery. Avoid working in plants when they are wet. Pruning too early in spring often promotes tender new growth that may be damaged or killed by a late spring frost. Leaves may bronze in winter, but good green color usually returns by mid-spring. Bloom: Foliage selection. Great as an accent or specimen plant, or for use as a low to medium hedge. Golden Dream Japanese Boxwood is a slow growing, rounded evergreen shrub with soft variegated yellow and green foliage reaching 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 3 feet wide. Plants may be propagated by cuttings. Genus & Species: Buxus microphylla. No serious insect or disease problems. Tiny, rounded, leathery, elliptic to obovate, medium green leaves (1/3" to 1" long) with blunt tips are evergreen. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Please contact the nursery for current availability. 'Peergold' is a branch sport of Buxus microphylla 'Faulkner'. Evergreen. Golden Dream (Buxus microphylla 'Golden Dream') With its lime coloring, this plant is a pretty contrast to the other deep greens in your landscape. By clicking "LOGIN", you are This fully hardy plant prefers fertile, well-drained but somewhat damp soil. Leaves of variable shapes (generally ovate to broad elliptic, but sometimes obovate) typically grow to 3/4" long. Plants will grow well in a variety of part-shade situations, including open sun-dappled conditions or light shade with several hours of morning sun or early afternoon sun. Tight compact habit. microphylla. It was discovered growing in a commercial crop of 'Faulkner' in a nursery in Mariaheide, The Netherlands in 1994. Please login or register to write a review for this product. Boxwoods can be somewhat temperamental plants to grow in the St. Louis area where the evergreen foliage tends to bronze (turn unattractive brownish-yellow) in harsh winters, particularly if plants are located in open areas where exposed to full sun and winter winds. A compact, rounded shrub has bright green foliage edged in a golden yellow. A very hardy, low-growing, compact Japanese Boxwood that rarely reaches above three feet tall in ten years. Roots appreciate a good organic (e.g., bark or compost) mulch (1-2”). This boxwood is best sited in locations sheltered from strong winds and full day winter sun. Makes an interesting low hedge with bright and shiny leaves specimen accent plant or container. Use in foundation plantings, or to create a unique pattern or framework in a formal garden. Buxus microphylla 'Golden Dream' - Plant Patent #16052. Fragrant, yellow, small flowers develop in spring. This page is preserved for informational use. Plants usually grow to 12" tall over the first four years, eventually maturing over time to 2-3' tall by 2-2.5' wide. Most cultivars sold in commerce today mature over time to 3-4' tall. 'Peergold', often sold in commerce under its trade name of GOLDEN DREAM, is a non-flowering, compact, low-mounded, evergreen cultivar that features bright green leaves variegated with irregular golden yellow margins. Best grown in evenly moist, well-drained loams (sand-clay mixture) in full sun to part shade. Find Golden Dream Boxwood (Buxus microphylla 'Peergold') in Atlanta Lawrenceville Snellville Suwanee Buford Georgia GA at Randy's Perennials (Littleleaf Box, Korean Boxwood) Buxus microphylla 'Peergold' Plant Description: A compact shrub with green variegated foliage accented by bright gold margins. A dense, rounded, and compact shrub with rich green variegated foliage accented by bright gold margins. Note: This plant is currently NOT for sale. Glossy, medium green leaves are edged with gold. logging into shop.monrovia.com. It can be used either as 'filler' or as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, depending on the height and form â¦ Plant in shade to partial sun. 3. Wholesale; Nursery Name City State / Province ; Decker's Nursery, Inc: Groveport : Ohio : â¦ Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Buxus, Littleleaf Boxwood, Japanese Boxwood 'Golden Dream' Buxus microphylla. *Please note that our plant library is not an inventory, but an informational service we offer to our customers. Evergreen. Very resistant to Boxwood blight. Buxus microphylla 'Peergold' Plant Patent #16,052. Buxus microphylla, the Japanese box or littleleaf box, is a species of flowering plant in the box family found in Japan and Taiwan. Description. insularis 'Nana' Results of the study can be found here: 2012 study, 2013 study. Winter winds can remove moisture from leaves at a rapid rate, often resulting in dehydration and bronzing. Variegated, rounded, evergreen, shrub for part shade. A dense, rounded, and compact shrub with rich green variegated foliage accented by bright gold margins. Another theory on common name is that boxwood describes the quadrangular (square box cross section) stems of young plants. A newer introduction in the ever growing selection of Boxwood varieties offered each year around the country. This cultivar makes a Description Buxus microphylla 'Peergold' PP#16052 A dwarf form of Japanese Boxwood. insularis âWintergreenâ: 2â3â², bright green, small leaves that donât discolor in winter Most cultivars sold in commerce today mature over time to 3-4' tall. Perfect for hedges or mass plantings. Golden Dream Boxwood has attractive forest green foliage edged in yellow which emerges chartreuse in spring. Plants prefer soils with a pH of slightly acidic to slightly alkaline. No worries. Deep emerald-green leaves are brightly accented by glowing lime-green margins. The foliage is edged with heavy golden variegation. GOLDEN DREAM BOXWOOD PP16052.