Category Archives: Hedging Plants

Ilex Altaclerensis Golden King

holly (female) Ilex ? altaclerensis ‘Golden King’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: moist well-drained moderately fertile humus-rich soilRate of growth: fast-growing Flowering period: May and JuneHardiness: fully hardy The glossy leaves of this holly have grey-green mottled centres and bright golden-yellow margins. Despite its name this compact conical evergreen shrub is a ‘female’ variety of

Prunus Laurocerasus Rotundifolia

laurel Prunus laurocerasus ‘Rotundifolia’Position: full sun partial shade or shadeSoil: moist but well-drained soil except shallow chalkRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: AprilFlower colour: whiteOther

Ribes Sanguineum Pulborough Scarlet

flowering currant Ribes sanguineum ‘Pulborough Scarlet’Position: full sunSoil: moderately fertile well-drained soilRate of growth: average to fast-growing Flowering period: April Flower colour: dark redOther

Magnolia Fairy Cream Micjur02 Pbr

fairy magnolia Magnolia ‘Fairy Cream (‘Micjur02′) (PBR)’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any moist but well-drained soilRate of growth: average to fastFlowering period: March to May then off and on until SeptemberHardiness: fully hardy Raised by the New Zealand breeder Mark Jury (who also brought us Magnolia Black Tulip) this wonderful new magnolia produces an

Ligustrum Ovalifolium

oval leaf privet Ligustrum ovalifoliumPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any well-drained soilRate of growth: fast-growing Flowering period: July and August Flower colour: whiteOther

Acer Campestre

field maple Acer campestrePosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile moist well-drainedRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: April to MayFlower colour: purple-redOther

Corylus Avellana

hazel nut – 25 plants – 30-40cm Corylus avellanaPosition: full sunSoil: fertile well-drained soil but tolerates mostRate of growth: averageFlowering period: February to MarchFlower colour: golden-yellow catkinsOther

Photinia Fraseri Red Robin

photinia Photinia ? fraseri ‘Red Robin’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: most fertile well-drained soilsRate of growth: average to fast growingFlowering period: April and MayHardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection) To find out more about how to plant a hedge

Rosa Canina

dog rose hedging (shrub) – 25 plants – 30-40cm Rosa caninaPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile well drained soils but tolerant of mostRate of growth: fastFlowering period: July to AugustFlower colour: white with a pink flushOther

Rosa Rugosa Alba

white Japanese rose (shrub) Rosa rugosa ‘Alba’Position: full sunSoil: fertile humus-rich moist well-drained soilRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: July to SeptemberFlower colour: whiteOther

Rosa Rugosa Rubra

red Japanese rose (shrub) Rosa rugosa ‘Rubra’Position: full sunSoil: fertile humus-rich moist well-drained soilRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: July to SeptemberFlower colour: purplish-redOther

Ilex Aquifolium

English holly Ilex aquifoliumPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: moist well-drained moderately fertile

Magnolia Fairy Blush Micjur01 Pbr

fairy magnolia Magnolia ‘Fairy Blush (‘Micjur01′) (PBR)’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any moist but well-drained soilRate of growth: average to fastFlowering period: March to May then off and on until SeptemberHardiness: fully hardy Raised by the New Zealand breeder Mark Jury (who also brought us Magnolia Black Tulip) this wonderful new magnolia produces an

Elaeagnus Ebbingei Limelight

oleaster Elaeagnus ? ebbingei ‘Limelight’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile well-drained soilRate of growth: average Flowering period: October and NovemberHardiness: fully hardy Young green leaves mature to lime-green and yellow-splashed centres while the creamy-white autumn flowers fill the air with their fragrance. This versatile variegated plant is ideal for illuminating dark areas of the

Pyracantha Saphyr Jaune Cadaune Pbr

firethorn (syn. Saphyr Yellow) Pyracantha ‘Saphyr Jaune (‘Cadaune’) (PBR)’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any fertile well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: MayFlower colour: pure whiteOther

Buxus Sempervirens

common box Buxus sempervirensPosition: partial shadeSoil: fertile well-drained soil including chalkyRate of growth: slow-growingHardiness: fully hardy To find out more about how to plant a hedge

Berberis Thunbergii F Atropurpurea Harlequin

barberry Berberis thunbergii ‘f. atropurpurea Harlequin’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: well-drained soilRate of growth: slow to average Flowering period: April and MayHardiness: fully hardy To find out more about how to plant a hedge

Carpinus Betulus

common hornbeam Carpinus betulusPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: MarchFlower colour: vivid-greenOther

Crataegus Monogyna

common hawthorn Crataegus monogynaPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any soil (except water-logged)Rate of growth: average to fast-growing Flowering period: May Flower colour: whiteOther

Fagus Sylvatica

common beech Fagus sylvaticaPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: tolerant of a wide range of well-drained soilRate of growth: quite fast-growingFlowering period: April to MayFlower colour: insignificant separate male and female flowersOther