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Hedging plants

Hi everyone, I am in despair after digging up the hideous giant rockery on my drive that the last person who lived here built. It took all day with a digger and there was an 8 foot pile of rubble which a grab and tip truck is picking up today. I had hoped that the boundary with next door would be nice and neat but of course it isn't, there is a two foot drop with jagged uneven concrete that will eventually need a retaining wall which I can't afford right now.

I need a hedge that will grow to about 3 foot and that will cover the mess, so box is out, it needs to be something floppy that will not grow enormous but will hide all the mess, it needs to be evergreen and the site is in full sun, I have about 15 foot to cover.

So basically an evergreen, floppy habit, does not grow more that 2 foot wide as I want room for other plants in the bed, must have white flowers, maybe white/green variegated leaves if poss as the theme of the bed is white.




  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,353

    You don't want much Lou! image

    Hebes if you want flowers. Or Euonymous.

    That's all I'm saying image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,355

    I think one of those variegated euonymus would be a good choice. They're not miffy and always look presentable if not exciting. You can cut bits of if they extend too far and they don't sulkimage

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Lou12Lou12 Posts: 1,149

    Haha....I WANT IT ALL....image My plants have to earn their keep. Actually hebes would look great, I love them and also like euonymus - damn now I have a choice and everyone who knows me knows I cannot deal with choices image

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