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The Solution for Boxwood Blight

INTRODUCING…BetterBoxwood® the first collection of scientifically bred blight-resistant boxwood. Brought to you by Plant Development Services, Inc and Everde Growers for U.S. and Canadian retail / landscape markets in 2023.

Four Different Varieties

Each with a unique size and form to fill any boxwood need.

  • The result of two decades of revolutionary breeding and plant trialing in Europe.
  • Led by the leaders in the fight against boxwood blight, Belgium grower Herplant BVBA, in cooperation with the Flemish Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research.
  • Marketed to American and Canadian consumers by the company that transformed the azalea market with Encore® Azalea.
Babylon Beauty Better Boxwood

Buxus Hybrid ‘HER2010B04’

Light green with low spreading growth habit if not pruned. Works well as a ground cover or for layering in the landscape.

  • Hardy in USDA zones 5–9
  • 3’ high x 4–5’ wide
  • Beds, Borders, Mass Planting
Heritage Better Boxwood

Buxus Hybrid ‘HER2010B02'

Very similar to Buxus sempervirens but a bit more compact. Dark green leaves; ideal as a hedge or pruning form. Disease resistant.

  • Hardy in USDA zones 5–9
  • 3–4’ high x 2–3’ wide
  • Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cottage/
    Informal, Foundation
Renaissance Better Boxwood

Buxus Hybrid ‘HER200B01’

Low-growing; ideal for low hedges. Stays dark green all year. Can be pruned one time per year. Disease resistant.

  • Hardy in USDA zones 5–9
  • 1–2’ high x 1–2’ wide
  • Borders, Low Hedge, Mass Planting
Skylight Better Boxwood

Buxus Hybrid ‘HER2009B03’

Faster growing with medium green leaves. Extremely suitable for balls, in mass and medium hedges.

  • Hardy in USDA zones 5–9
  • 6–8’ high x 3–4’ wide
  • Hedge, Mass Planting

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These new varieties are protected by trademark and plant breeders’ rights and may not be propagated without permission from the breeder.

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