Lon­icera ni­tida

NZ Gardener - - In Season -

When the clip­ping is com­plete, these hedges should form waves along their tops giv­ing the ef­fect of a wo­ven lat­tice, like on a pas­try pie. If you like clip­ping, there’s no rea­son not to layer mul­ti­ple hedges one against the other rather like we do with clothes. Here, ghostly

Pit­tospo­rum ‘Col­laig Sil­ver’ is a great con­trast to fresh green Lon­icera ni­tida (a com­mon re­place­ment for box but mur­der to keep neat as it needs 4-6 trims a year).

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