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Posted by ORIANA 30 Jul 2011 - 7:49:00 PM

I was hoping someone could suggest a type of hedging plant that i could use aroung a pool to hide my colourbond fence. The planiting area is in an L shape and the beds are about 600 -800 mm in with. I currently have cordylines (electric pink) and agaves. The area gets morning sun but there is some shade from the shrubs next door. Thanks.

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Re: EDITOR 9 Aug 2011 - 9:22:00 AM

Don't know your climate but maybe one of the small lilly pillies (Acmena 'Allyn Magic'), a colourful coprosma ('Rainbow Surprise') or Hymenosporum flavum 'Gold Nugget'.

Re: STONEY 9 Aug 2011 - 2:18:00 PM

how bout Meterosideros Fuji fire or Syzygium elite ...

Re: LESLEY1L 2 Mar 2012 - 3:06:00 PM

Hi, I've used Acmena 'Hot Flush around my pool to do the exact same job. It gets a nice flush of red growth twice a year and only grows to about 2.5m. It's flowers are small and aren't messy, neither is the fruit. It's working really well. I highly recommend it.

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