Aims: The plants making up the flowering hedge must not exceed 3m in height at maturity and must be suitable for the soil and the climate where the hedge is planted. The aim is to be harmonious. The easiest way of achieving this is to draw up a plan on paper of the flowering hedge before starting: the flowers as well as the colors should be spread out both in terms of space and the time of year, the deciduous and evergreen plants should also be alternated.
Adult height: The flowering hedge is usually between 1.50m and3m in height.
Period of interest: All year.
Planting distances: Approximately every 1.50m. It can be planted in staggered rows for a fuller effect. However for a Screening Hedgege made up of a single species we would advise every 80cm, although in the case of a mixed flowering hedge we would try and allow enough space so that each plant would not infringe on its neighbour and would show itself off to its best effect.
Mulch: To avoid weeding, think to install Weed Control Fabric before planting.
Pruning: It is best not to prune a flowering hedge as this tends to harm the beauty of the flowers.