Buxus sempervirens 'Handsworthensis'

Upright with thick stems, orange at the top of the plant, leaves widely spaced leaving the stems exposed. Grows 10-12 cm each year. Spurge-like in appearance and recommended for hedging. Leaves up to 2.5 cm long, 1.5 cm wide, often waxy. Cultivated in the UK since 1913.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Buxanae
order      Buxales
family       Buxaceae
genus        Buxus L.
species         Buxus sempervirens L.