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A Romantic Hedge

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A bright and romantic hedge for this lovely terrace. Created by Westover Landscape Design, only 2 ingredients were used to achieve this peaceful decor. The white Limelight Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) and the brightly variegated foliage of the Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra). They both provide a very distinctive contrast with the bluestone paving of the patio. They also offer a wonderful glow in the evening, thanks to their light reflection, creating an enchanting evening walkway. The lattice fence allows plenty of light to flow through, while creating privacy.

All plants are recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Hedges and Screens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Hedges and Screens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hakonechloa - Hakone Grasses Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hydrangeas


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