Best plants for an informal hedge

Plants for an informal hedge

We recommend some of the best plants for creating loose, informal hedges for boundaries.

A tightly clipped, linear hedge with super-sharp edges can be a thing of beauty, but it’s not always the best option. Looser hedging, with a softer appearance, might better suit a wildlife-friendly scheme or an informal cottage garden. Or a low-growing lavender hedge could be just the thing for defining the edges of a path or marking a boundary.

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