Originally Posted by RussellB
Wax Myrtles were planted in the back of my property prior to my home being built. The area is 95percent shade and the myrtles are thriving. I trim them three times/year just to keep them in check. I agree you shouldn't install stuff that might do well. I am saying the 80ft hedge in my back yard is thriving. A fence is a true alternative to a hedge.
I've seen the opposite here...not calling you a liar....just saying what I've seen. The myrtles I saw were getting 50% shade, which sounds like a lot less than what the OP is dealing with, and they looked like hell....