One of the most common types of shade hedges is the boxwood. These shade hedges can be grown in areas of full sun to full shade, and are widely adaptable to different soil types. The dense foliage of these shade hedges gives the impression of a continuous surface, and will be present year round. These evergreen shade hedges are hardy in zones five through eight. Evergreen Hedges, Boxwood Hedges, Landscapes Ideas, Backyards Shrubs, Japan Hedges, Formal Gardens, Shades Evergreen Shrubs, Full Shades Shrubs, Shades Hedges
Boxwoods This deer resistant evergreen shrub works well in landscape plantings, mass planltings, hedges, formal gardens, and as a border. Boxwoods are slow growing but can get 3ft to 5ft tall and up to 3ft to 4ft wide. Plant in full sun to full shade. Hardiness zones 4 to 9.
English lavender is the most widely grown form of this delightful shrubby herb. It is perennial to Zone 5, where it grows in full sun in well-drained soil. Other types of lavender are hardy in Zones 6-9, but may be grown as annuals in colder regions. Enjoy the purple, pink, or white blooms of lavender fresh or dried. Grow it in the flower garden, in an herbal knot garden, or in containers.
'Highlander' Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens 'Highlander'): Fast growing, upright shrub. dark green foliage holds its color all winter. Leaves are slightly larger than common boxwood, feature the same dark green. Can grow 2 feet+ per year. pyramidal growth habit makes it good choice for flanking entries. Full sun to light shade and moist, well-drained soil. 6-7 feet tall, 3-1/2 feet wide. Zones: 5-9