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One of my favorite shade plants, but can also be grown in sun. Japanese Forest grass

For back fence...Limelight hydrangeas. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. Beautiful!

Hedge? The grass used for these amazing feathery hedges is Pennisetum alopecuroides Hamelm. Maintenance is easy, the plants are just cut down in spring with shears and then they will grow to acheive their full potention by the end of summer. Wow.

Gorgeous climbing hydrangea is a deciduous vine that is perfect for climbing up shady trees, pergolas and arbors. Grows in part sun to shade and blooms in early summer. Vine may take 3-5 years to bloom after first planted. Zones 4-7

Garden border of Hydrangea Annabelle, Agapanthus, Salvia 'Mainacht' and Echinops ritro.

Hidcote lavender hedge in the potager at Jardin de Plume, Normandy, France. // Great Gardens & Ideas //

Creating two levels of hedging by underplanting the raised hedge: a formal low-clipped boxwood hedge under the raised hedge of Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'. Both are evergreen, creating great year-round interest.

Miscanthus 'Morning Light' Grass hedge - looks fab. Adds movement to the garden and feathery texture. Super drought tolerant. Evergreen.

Metal reflecting bowl amongst clumps of Japanese forest grass and box ball topiary