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Dig It! Alternatives to an evergreen hedge (24 September 2018)

Dig It! // Gardening & Green Spaces// WRS// General // Sept. 24, 2018

If your evergreen hedge has suffered a bit this summer and you're thinking about an alternative, maybe a hedge made of perennials is the solution. Nils Honetschläger of the Grüental site of the ZHAW showed me round recently, and explained the inspiration and key plants in a fabulous perennial hedge.

Plants mentioned include:

Eupatorium purpureum (2.2m tall)

Miscanthus spp (various heights, depending on the variety)

Calamagrostis acutiflora "Karl Förster" (1.8m)

Aster ageratoides "Azaran" (1m)

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