Grows naturally to a round tidy ball shape of dense foliage, covered in lilac flowers in spring and summer. No pruning is needed, which means it's very low maintenance, but can be clipped for a more formal style or topiary balls.Work out how many plants you need for your hedge here
APPEARANCE : Native compact hedging shrub with a dense rounded habit and small leaves. Mauve flowers throughout spring/summer. USE FOR : Suited to formal gardens when clipped, or leave to grow naturally for cottage style gardens. Establishes quickly and requires less water than traditional European box hedging plants. PLANTING : Full sun to light shade. Suits most soil types, prefers free draining soils. Avoid wet feet or depressed planting areas where water can pool. Tolerates frost and drought. CARE : Water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Add slow release fertiliser in spring. Leave unpruned in its natural shape or prune to shape after flowering. HEIGHT & WIDTH : to 1m H x 1m W without pruning; will clip to half that. YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.