Plant Finder

Hedge

In a landscape, hedges are most commonly used to define a border, create privacy or block unwanted views. Whether formal or informal, sizes can range from just a couple of feet to tree size hedges used to block out the neighbors second story window.

Types of Hedge

Bamboo 'Gulf Stream Heavenly'

Bamboo 'Gulf Stream Heavenly'

Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'

Well-behaved, colorful evergreen shrubs that are not going to outgrow their space. Ever-changing dramatic foliage. Perfect for use as hedge and for poolside planting.

Dwarf Myrtle

Dwarf Myrtle

Myrtus communis 'Compacta'

Excellent hardy shrub mostly used for small to medium hedges. Can be planted in tight rows to create a thick privacy screen for porches, patios or for property lines.

Japanese Boxwood

Japanese Boxwood

Buxus microphylla japonica

A hardy evergreen with bright green foliage perfect for use as a hedge or border. Plant them along walkways or driveways or use as a barrier between homes.

Juniper

Juniper

Juniper

Landscaping with Juniper plants is easy and present many beautiful options and uses. Great for filling in space fast. Can be used as a ground cover, screen or vertical feature.

Variegated Mock Orange

Variegated Mock Orange

Pittosporum tobira 'Variegata'

This Variegated Pittosporum is commonly used as a hedge, where its dramatic foliage color can bring interest to any dull landscape. Versatile and blends well with many designs.

Shiny Xylosma

Shiny Xylosma

Xylosma congestum

Shiny Xylosma is a medium to large shrub perfect for use as a privacy hedge. Also excellent as an attractive background for beds and borders.

Japanese Privet

Japanese Privet

Ligustrum japonica

A medium to large evergreen with a dense, compact growth habit. We often use this landscape staple as a privacy hedge, where they block unwanted views in style.

Photinia

Photinia

Photinia x fraseri

Can bring a vibrant burst of color into the landscape. We love to plant them as an evergreen privacy hedge, where they block unwanted views in style!

Dwarf Yaupon Holly

Dwarf Yaupon Holly

Ilex vomitoria 'Stokes'

Dwarf evergreen shrub with a neat, compact growth habit, so we like to plant them along foundations and fence lines. Can be sheared into rectangular hedge or spheres.

Needlepoint Holly

Needlepoint Holly

Ilex cornuta ‘Needlepoint’

Valued for their narrow, twisted leaves, red berries and rapid growth rate. A fast way to add a lush privacy hedge.

Timber Bamboo

Timber Bamboo

Phyllostachys bambusoides

Fast-growing. One of the best bamboos you can find for use as a large and dense privacy hedge. Densely foliaged, upright clumps with thick stems.

Southern Wax Myrtle

Southern Wax Myrtle

Myrica cerifera

An ornamental beauty featuring aromatic, olive green foliage and a round growth habit, so they are ideal for use as a privacy hedge.

Wax Leaf Privet

Wax Leaf Privet

Ligustrum japonicum ‘Texanum’

The perfect shrub for topiary. This medium to large shrub also looks fantastic in its natural form too, where it is often used as a fast-growing privacy hedge.

Orange Jubilee

Orange Jubilee

Tecoma x hybrid

This large, upright growing shrub will enliven any garden with a splash of bright color! Scarlet-orange blooms often appear throughout the year.