Sprinter boxwood (Buxus microphylla) is a fast-growing shrub with excellent hardiness. For years, ‘Winter Gem’ boxwood has set the standard for boxwood hardiness, and Sprinter is an improved version of that. Choose Sprinter boxwood for your hedge, and plants will fill in quickly. This boxwood grows 2 to 4 feet tall and wide. Hardy in Zones 5-8.
This lush suburban backyard includes a hand-laid gray brick paver and terra-cotta brick walkway, ornamental grasses, evergreen foliage and perennials. A wooden privacy fence, gray stone wall and fast growing privacy shrubs surround the garden.