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Blocking a wall

Need some help blocking a cement wall nothing seems to attach to it and it goes onto a patio 

thought of a hedge and needs to be 6ft tall by 8ft wide thought about potted plants cant seem to find right thing need some help thanks




  • SalinoSalino Posts: 1,609

    ..6 foot tall by 8 foot wide... Ceanothus 'Concha' is probably the plant you want... easily available at most plant centres... fast growing, evergreen, mass of deep blue flowers coming out shortly....  perhaps you have room for two...

  • lieselliesel Posts: 7

    the problem is nothing will attach to the concrete wall cant fix a wire need something that is free standing in front of the wall


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,415



    Verdun wrote (see)

    Cotoneaster horizontalis is a free standing shrub that will happily lean on and grow on a wall.  Lovely red berries too

    That's another good one for the bees liesel

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Matty2Matty2 Posts: 4,817

    You could also look at chaenomeles. Early flowers - white, or, red or pink - and can be trained (pruned) to go against a wall.

  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114

    You could put up posts in front of the wall and attach a trellis.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,852

    Which way does it face?  And you say the wall joins straight onto a patio?  Is there much of an area to plant in?  Can you post a picture to help us please image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,762
    Welshonion wrote (see)

    You could put up posts in front of the wall and attach a trellis.

    Think that's a very good suggestion liesel image

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

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • lieselliesel Posts: 7

    Thanks will look at the plants suggested cant put posts up in front will break the patio if can find a picture will do 

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