Are you a residential property manager or commercial space administrator that is responsible for the beautification of the environment you managed? If you are thinking of adding ornamental plants, why not consider hedge plants. Apart from the hedge plants aesthetic appeal, they also have other functions such as effective barriers. In fact, in other countries like Britain the hedge plants the main role in the farming community is provide enough barrier or boundary for their livestock. The hedge plants in these areas are planted to prevent intruders like wild animals.
Nowadays, hedge plants are commonly grown in communities like residential and commercial spaces for the purposes of creating additional spaces, partitions in massive land areas, provide privacy and control noise. In case you have no idea which among the varieties of hedge plants are suitable for the property you manage, here’s a list of hedging plants and their functions.
1. Boxwood (Buxus)
This type of hedging plant is suitable for any residential or commercial property that needs bordering. With their shrub like appearance the Boxwood (Buxus) can be planted as border plants. When overgrown this particular hedge plant can be shaped into geometric shapes to create a more appealing view. Boxwood can be planted in well-drained soil with just enough sunlight. If you want ornamental plants with low-maintenance and have fragrant smell the Boxwood should be on top of your list.
Among the hedge plants that you can get from a plant rental company is the Azaleas. These hedge plants are highly recommended by landscaping experts to be suitable for bordering and landscaping purposes. Why? Similar to the Boxwood the Azaleas thrive best in lands with well-drained soil and minimal to maximum sunlight exposure. With their tough feature the Azaleas can withstand hot and cold weather conditions.
3. Callistemon Viminalis
Callistemon Viminalis or commonly called “Weeping Bottlebrush” is used mainly for hedging. It can be grown in any type of soil and suitable in partially shaded areas or exposed to direct sunlight. Callistemon is also low-maintenance because they don’t require frequent pruning and can withstand dry and cold areas. If you are searching for hedging plants that can cope strong winds the Callistemon Viminalis won’t disappoint you.
4. Indian Hawthorn
If you prefer extremely tough shrubs the Indian Hawthorn or known as “Rhaphiolepis Indica” is the perfect match. Aside from that this hedge plant variety has white and yellow blooms which makes it a decorative plant both for residential and commercial properties with gardens. The Indian Hawthorn will grow in well-drained and sandy soils, partial shaded or under direct sunlight. Indian Hawthorn is also low-maintenance because they only need occasional pruning.
5. Iresine Herbstil
Iresine Hebrstil or commonly referred to as “Herbst’s bloodleaf” is a type of flowering hedge plant that is grown mostly in gardens due to its contrasting colour. Other uses of Iresine are as foliage, bordering and hedging plants. The type of soil suitable for Iresine Herbstil is loamy or moist soil. They can be planted under partial shaded or full sunlight as well as in areas prone to frost. Unlike other hedge plants the Iresine Hebrstill can be placed in sheltered areas because they require less pruning and don’t occupy too much space.
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