What's Around your A/C Unit?
Thinking about replacing the sweet viburnum that hide my A/C unit. The viburnum were planted by the former owner of my home. Actually, I've been thinking about it for a long time but I can't come up with the right plant. Why do I want to replace them? Because I have to trim them all the time which is not my favorite kind of gardening. :)
1) Replacement plants have to be evergreen as the A/C units in my neighborhood are on the sides of houses and mine is not too far from my neighbor's front door.
2) The plants have to be able to tolerate full sun.
3) Slow grower - don't want to hedge trim every week or two.
I took this picture for a different reason but it works to show the situation. Some of the neighbors have holly but that requires regular trimming, too. Gardenias would be great, but they are fussy and hard to get established. Camellias - too much sun. Hydrangeas - deciduous.
What do you have planted around your A/C unit?
Carol in Jacksonville