Ligustrum vulgare ‘Atrovirens’
Habit: More upright than the normal variety, 3-4 m tall and wide, slow-growing, otherwise like L. vulgare.
Leaves: Semi-evergreen, dark to black-green, violet-brown in winter, falling in spring.
Demands: See L. vulgare.
Note: A typical hedge that regenerates very well; tolerates all cutting.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Also see chapter on topiary plants