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Hedging Plants Ideal for Your Garden Decor

Are you a garden enthusiast and you love planting all sorts of plants in your well-managed garden? Well, here are hedging plants that you would not want to miss on adding to the array of flowers and greeneries.

Boxwood

Native to western and southern Europe, southwest, southern and eastern Asia, Africa, Madagascar, northernmost South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, Buxus (the original name) is a shrub that can be used for decoration and landscaping.

Glossy Abelia

Blooming from June to October, Glossy Abelia is the most adored performer in the mixed shrub border. It is ideal for hedging, to separate garden areas, as a screen or along a foundation.

Amur Maple

Amur Maple is native to northeastern Asia from easternmost Mongolia east to Korea and Japan, and north to the Russian Far East in the Amur River valley. It can be used as a small specimen or as patio tree that can be planted in a container hedge or screens.

Japanese Barberry

Japanese Barberry is a small deciduous shrub with green leaves. It is said to be a plant of half season where leaves turn red in fall accompanied by brilliant red fruits in that season; it also turn yellow during spring. Japanese Barberry is mostly used for ornamental finish.

Sawara False Cypress

Sawara False Cypress is a species of false cypress that is native to central and southern Japan, mainly on the islands of Honshū and Kyūshū. It is sometimes called threadleaf for its delicate-looking foliage. This plant grows about 6 feet tall in 20 years and eventually matures at 20 feet tall.

Japanese Euonymus

Japanese Euonymus is a popular ornamental plant for parks and gardens in Europe and North America. It is one of the fastest growing hedging plants that reaches 10-15 feet tall. Easy to prune back to a lower hedge, this plant embellish your landscape as it comes in different colors of gold, cream, or white-variegated foliage.

Juniper

Juniper is a coniferous tree and shrub from the cypress family of Cupressaceae. As one of the most versatile of evergreens, junipers are divided from ground-hugging creepers to mounded shrubs, and upright trees. A proper pruning is needed to make it a useful hedge.

Privet

Privet is a flowering plant that is native to Europe, north Africa, Asia, and where one species extends as a native into Queensland. This plant contains about 50 species of erect, deciduous or evergreen shrubs that sometimes form into a small or medium-sized trees.

Variegated False Holly

Variegated False Holly commonly named Osmanthus selection, this plant grows slowly to 15 feet tall and can be sheared to create a solid wall of greenery. Due to its evergreen foliage, it has a close resemblance with holly.

Korean Lilac

Loved for its compact round shape and resistance to powdery mildew, Korean Lilac is perfect for small gardens, tight spaces, and can be used as a hedge décor. May is the month Korean Lilac becomes quite fragrant.

Scarlet Firethorn

Scarlet Firethorn, aka Pyracantha coccinea, is a European species of firethorn that is cultivated in the gardens since the late 16th century. Depending on the variety, it can grow to an 18 feet tall and the fruits are edible when ripe.

Hybrid Yew

Hybrid Yew is a medium-sized evergreen shrub that has flat leaves which are arrayed on the twigs like teeth on a comb. This plant is a versatile evergreen, however it can have some pest problems but with good soil drainage it can be saved.

Arborvitae

This an upright evergreen with flat sprays of scale-like needles, Arborvitae is one of the most popular hedge plants as it grows quickly and it is easy to take care of. These plants are perfect for any purpose and can be used in formal and informal designs.

Canadian Hemlock

Canadian Hemlock, aka Tsuga Canadensis and pruche de Canada, this coniferous tree is native to eastern North America. It is the state tree of Pennsylvania. It grows to the height of 40-70 feet tall and responds well to shearing as a hedge. It tolerates shade but hates drought, wind, or salt spray.

Arrowwood Viburnum

Arrowwood Viburnum, aka Blue Muffin, this plant is ideal for landscaping. It is an all season plant because of its creamy-white flowers in spring, blue fruits in late summer, and the lovely yellow, red, or reddish-purple foliage in fall. It is native to Eastern United States and Canada from Maine south to Northern Florida and Eastern Texas.

Spirea

Spirea has a delicate foliage and cascading branches of white or pink spring flowers. It is native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere, mostly in the eastern Asia. Hardy and deciduous shrub is one of its characteristics and it grows from 1 to 8 feet tall. It is ideal for making a privacy hedge.

Rose

Rose is one of the easiest classes of roses that grow on the market. There are over 300 species and thousands of cultivars, all forming a group of plants can be erect shrubs, climbing, or trailing, with stems with sharp prickles. The flowers may vary in size and shape and colors. Most of these species are native to Asia and a smaller number to Europe, North America, and northwestern Africa.

Hydrangea

Hydrangea is one of the greatest species that is diversely found in Asia, notably Korea, China, and Japan. The shrubs of hydrangeas are tall of 1 to 3 meters, but there are some which are small in height. These plants can be deciduous or evergreen. There are varieties of hydrangea that differ in size, flower shape, colors, and blooming time. As one of the ornamental plants, hydrangeas are ideal for a hedge décor.
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