Plants for hedges

Check the details when you buy and pick appropriate plants for your situation

Key: Common name

Species & 'Variety'

Flowering season

Prune to desired height

Full sun

Dog rose

Rosa canina, Jul-Aug

Hawthorn

Crataegus laevigata, Mar-May

Holly

e.g. Ilex aquifolium 'J.C. van Tol' female or Ilex aquifolium 'Alaska' female, May-Jun

Wild privet

Ligustrum vulgare

Viburnum

e.g. Viburnum tinus ‘Eve Price’, Dec-Apr; Viburnum lantana, spring

Guelder Rose

e.g. Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’, May-Jun

Part sun/part shade

Dog rose

Rosa canina, Jul-Aug

Hawthorn

Crataegus laevigata, Mar-May

Holly

e.g. Ilex aquifolium 'J.C. van Tol' female or Ilex aquifolium 'Alaska' female, May-Jun

Wild privet

Ligustrum vulgare

 

Viburnum

e.g. Viburnum tinus ‘Eve Price’, Dec-Apr; Viburnum lantana, spring

Guelder Rose

e.g. Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’, May-Jun

Yew

Taxus baccata

 

Laurel

Prunus laurocerasus, Apr

Shade

Holly

e.g. Ilex aquifolium 'J.C. van Tol' female or Ilex aquifolium 'Alaska' female, May-Jun

Viburnum

e.g. Viburnum lantana, spring

Yew

Taxus baccata

Laurel

Prunus laurocerasus, Apr