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Potted Boxwoods

I admire the way potted boxwoods look in gardens and around terraces. I like them best in large groups when they are neatly shaped into spheres and placed in simple terra-cotta pots.  There is something very attractive about their rounded shape, and I like them in containers because you can move them around to change the look of your outdoor space at any time.  Spherical boxwoods add visual interest and a touch of greenery to an outdoor space.  As a bonus, boxwoods are apparently quite hardy and can thrive in sun, shade, and even dry conditions.

Here are some pretty gardens that feature potted boxwoods.

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Atlanta Homes
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Mark D. Sikes’ garden
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Bunny Williams’ Connecticut garden via House Beautiful
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Mark D. Sikes’ California garden
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via Pinterest
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via The Potted Boxwood

In the three photos below, the grouping of boxwoods adds color to and softens the hard surfaces of the courtyard and brick and gravel patios:

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Ralph Lauren courtyard via Instagram
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via Pinterest
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via Hollywood Cape Cod

A pair of potted boxwoods flanking a front door is classic and elegant:

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via Pinterest

 

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via Pinterest

The boxwoods below add greenery and texture to this gravel courtyard in Provence:

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My Domaine

Rounded boxwoods look lovely in blue and white ceramic pots:

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Carolyne Roehm’s garden via Architectural Digest

 

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Parker Kennedy Living via Pinterest

 

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Chinoiserie Chic via Bloglovin’

Shaped, potted boxwoods provide extra dimension, color, and interest to any garden.

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via Pinterest

What do you think of potted boxwoods?

 

 

 

 

14 thoughts on “Potted Boxwoods

    1. Janet, I have seen boxwoods in Chicago that look very healthy so I would think they would do beautifully in your garden. I will be curious to know how they work out if you try them. Glad you stopped by today! 💙

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