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
An attractive shrub that is an excellent choice if you want to break up long fence lines and use it as a privacy hedge or windbreak.
Buxus microphylla japonica
This hardy, attractive evergreen is an excellent option if looking to add a small to medium formal hedge for use as a barrier or along walkways and driveways.
A fast growing evergreen excellent for use as a privacy hedge, tall screen or windbreak. Use it as a living wall and create a private backyard oasis!
Few plants can match the many forms and uses of this heat and cold tolerant plant. Topiary Junipers can add artistic flair to any landscape!
We love to plant them as a fast growing privacy hedge. Also adds wonderful color to any landscape! Heat, wind, air pollution, drought and salt tolerant once established
Dwarf Oleander is a beautiful, popular choice for large hedges with a lower profile that’s great for privacy, and for adding a splash of vibrant color into landscapes.
Myrtus communis ‘Compacta’
A popular, compact evergreen shrub valued for its use as a low to medium hedge and foundation. Ideal for porches, patios, and border lines!
Pyracantha Graber's Firethorn
A robust, upright grower valued for its showy clusters of large red berries and its ability to add a quick privacy hedge, wide screen or windbreak.
Bamboo 'Gulf Stream Heavenly'
Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'
A tough, very hardy compact evergreen shrub. Great for fine informal hedge, foundation planting and mixed borders. Vibrant, ever-changing foliage adds to its year-round interest.
Heavenly Bamboo is often used to create a colorful landscape that intensifies as the colors change! A versatile plant ideal for privacy hedge, border and mass planting.
A medium to large hardy evergreen shrub that is an excellent choice for uses as a dense privacy screen. Can produce abundant fragrant white flowers in the spring.
Photinia x fraseri
Red-Tip Photinia works well as a medium-sized evergreen shrub for privacy hedges or screens and looks great sheared or natural! Good low maintenance windbreak too.
Yaupon Holly Stokes
Ilex vomitoria 'Stokes'
One of the best small evergreen shrubs useful for planting along foundations and fence lines. A tough little shrub that is a good topiary plant or border plant.
Giant Timber Bamboo
One of the best clumping bamboo you can find to add a large, dense privacy hedge to screen against unwanted views and create a private backyard retreat!
Myrtus communis ‘Boetica’
We love to plant them for their dark green foliage and twisting branch structure that complements a wide range of architectural structures. Excellent privacy hedge with aromatic leaves.
Wax Leaf Privet
Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum'
Popular choice for its many landscape uses, especially because it’s so adaptable to topiary forms! It’s an elegant addition to flank walkways, entryways, and a great privacy hedge.
Euonymus japonicus ‘Microphyllus’
Boxleaf Euonymous is an ideal compact plant with deep green, dense foliage that’s perfect for use as low hedge or border. Retains its good looks all year long!
Green Spire Euonymus
Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire'
A well-behaved plant with a narrow growth habit that makes it ideal for small spaces. If you need the height, but can’t sacrifice the space, plant this shrub!
Large, sun loving, drought tolerant bush often used as a screen or filler plant. Plant them in groupings to provide a great windbreak or privacy hedge.
Arizona Yellowbells feature big clusters of long, trumpet-shaped yellow flowers that can make any landscape pop with vibrant color! Good for boundary planting, big shrub border and screening.
Euonymous japonica ‘Aureo-Variegata’
Euonymous japonica ‘Aureo-Variegata’ varieties are excellent medium to large shrubs that are a good choice for adding a colorful privacy hedge or screen to any landscape.
A large, fast-growing shrub noted for its abundant cluster of orange trumpet blooms. Great choice for use as screens, privacy hedges, along walls and borders.
Dodonaea viscosa ‘Purpurea’
Colorful foliage makes this a popular choice in Southern California for use in borders, hedge, and espalier, urban gardens, as a windbreak, and to block out unwanted views!