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What are best shrubs for driveway, which will not scratch car!!

Good evening all. I wish to plant a hedge between my driveway and neighbours. Ideally the hedge should NOT be deciduous, which rules out Beech. Any ideas or suggestions. Thank you in advance


  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,544

    Beautiful smelly flowers. Evergreen. Trimmable.image.

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  • Thank you Pansyface
  • Thank you Tetley
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,213

    Any hedge will scratch a car if not kept trimmed back - even soft-foliaged plants will mark modern motor vehicle paintwork which is much softer than older types. 


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  • LeifUKLeifUK Posts: 573

    Pittosporum is nice. Cotoneaster franchettii is lovely with red berries for the birdies. Hebe's can be nice, some are quite soft, not all are very hardy though.

  • Thank you all for your ideas.

    This is a great site.
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