Box Hedges

The traditional oblong garden hedge with straight, neat lines is, of course, a form of topiary and it is therefore no surprise that Buxus Sempervirens (the Common Box) is so often used in this way. Box’s attractive, soft, tight, summer growth will form a full dark green evergreen garden hedge over time and is easy to keep to its desired height and shape. Left to its own devices, it will eventually grow to c.3m. It is a perfect alternative to privet, especially for those who don’t enjoy the distinctive fragrance of privet in flower. It will also grow in tubs and containers and is an ideal plant for anyone wanting to have a go themselves at more advanced topiary.

Common Box Hedges

Decorative Box Hedges

Dwarf Box Hedges