Red Robin Photinia
fraseri) and deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara) were put into individual tubs and placed in abreast and crossing arrangements.
'Red Robin' shrub is one of Lynne's favourites and can be pruned to keep its shape and size
and laurel can grow to good heights more quickly and provide a glossy foil.
The leaves of a photinia
, or 'Red Robin' bush, above
Zones 7-9, 14-17: Toward the end of the month, prune boxwood, escallonia, laurel, photinia
, and pittosporum.
Privet, boxwood, eugenia, pittosporum, rhaphiolepis and photinia
, if allowed, will flower briefly in the spring but are planted primarily to achieve a formal look, which necessitates constant pruning.
x fraseri Red Robin, pictured top, can be trained into a lollipop shape to add a bit of height and interest if space is at a premium.
S Myrtle Myrtus communis S Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens S Oleander Nerium oleander S Photinia Photinia
glabra S Privet California Ligustrum ovalifolium S Glossy Ligustrum lucidum S Japanese Ligustrum japonicum S Texas Ligustrum japonicum S texanum Rose, Floribunda Rosa x floribunda S Silverberry Elaeagnus commutatus S Sugar bush Rhus ovata S Bougainvillea Bougainvillea glabra V Ivy Algerian Hedera canariensis G Boston Parthenocissus V tricuspidata Jasmine, Star Jasminum multiflorum V Lavender Cotton Santolina G chamaecyparissus Periwinkle Vinca minor G Trumpet creeper Campsis radicans V Virginia creeper Parthenocissus V quinquefolia Wisteria Wisteria sinensis V Plant Mature Height Common Name Botanical Name 2'-5' 6'-9' Ash Arizona Fraxinus velutina Modesto Fraxinus velutina var.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Red-tip Photinia
is a fast-growing, noticeable plant that makes a quick privacy screen.
Good examples of easy evergreens include holly, Photinia
You may find that they have suitable "statement" plants that you could put in a pot, like a half-standard Photinia
and then under-plant with bulbs.
Walls can give gardens style, |above, Photinia