Creating Border With Shurbs
Creating a border in your landscape by using shrubs is the natural way to add privacy or section off your yard or garden. There are several best border shrubs that you can choose. Border shrubs like the oakleaf hydrangea can be a good choice. This shrub grows very well throughout the year and has big conical clusters of flowers that bloom in the summer months. It will grow to a height of 6 feet with a similar width. It prefers well draining soil with direct sunlight or partial shade. A larger shrub is the Burkwood viburnum. This shrub grows up to 12 feet in height and can have a diameter as large as 8 feet. It blooms at the end of the winter or beginning of spring, with groups of white flowers that form a ball shape. This plant needs soil that drains well and is slightly on the acidic side. It makes a good screen and border.
The Korean spice viburnum produces very strongly fragrant flowers in the spring time. It can grow between 4 and 8 feet tall and tends to be rounded shrubs, which makes a great border plants. It needs well draining soil that contains a bit of acid. Plant it in direct sun or partial shade.