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native plant hedge to screen compost container

Posted by shadysite 8 (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 7, 12 at 7:54

I work with a parish garden and we want to screen the compost containers from view. Need recommendations for 4 to 5 foot tall native plant hedge shrubs, easy care and easily controlled, shade to light shade, flowers and/or high attractiveness factor for birds and pollinators, no thorns or pirickers.

Zone 7-8 in urban/suburban washington, dc, environment.

Please send recommendations!

thanks, lisa


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RE: native plant hedge to screen compost container

Purple flowering raspberry (virtually thornless)
Drooping Leucothoe.

See them in the DC arboretum.


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RE: native plant hedge to screen compost container

How about Viburnums and Azaleas. They both have interesting characteristics.


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