Angus’s Top Ten Australian Plants For Hedges

1 Acmena smithii ‘Allyn Magic’€™

Because of its naturally compact habit and all-round adaptability.

2 Westringia fruticosa ‘Smokie’

Because of its tough nature and subtle variegated foliage.

3 Syzygium australe (Scrub Cherry)

Because of its colourful new foliage and attractive flowers and fruits.

4 Syzygium paniculatum  (Magenta Cherry)

Because of its colourful new foliage and bird-attracting edible fruits.

5 Leptospermum ‘€˜Little Lemon Scents’

Because of its wonderful lemon-scented fine foliage and compact growth habit.

6 Leionema ‘Green Screen’

Because of its compact habit, masses of white flowers and ability to look fantastic and flower in sun or shade

7 Westringia fruticosa ‘Seafoam Swell’

Because of its profuse flowering, silvery grey foliage and compact habit.

8 Callistemon ‘€˜All Aglow’€™

Because of its bright new growth, purple-pink flowers and adaptability to heavy clay soils.

9 Callistemon ‘Great Balls of Fire’€™

Because of its bright reddish-pink new growth and very compact habit.

10 Melaleuca linariifolia ‘€˜Claret Tops’€™

Because of its fine grey foliage with bright new growth and very compact habit.