Winter gem Boxwood, stays green all winter. 3-4 ft bright green. Korean ‘Winter Gem’) is a cultivar of the Littleleaf Boxwood, known for its light, lime-green leaves, which usually maintain their color through the winter season.
With the right mix of plantings, borders can be vibrant at different times of the year. For texture and structure year-round, try evergreens such as boxwood, hollies, and junipers. “And grasses can fit into tight spaces between other plantings and come in a range of hues including bright gold, burgundy, and pink,” says Smith. This 'Franklin’s Gem’ boxwood is one of the hardiest varieties showing off a rich olive color in the winter.