Plants for shaping letters

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by GreenmanCT, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. GreenmanCT

    GreenmanCT LawnSite Senior Member
    from ct
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    Just wanted to see if anyone wanted to share thier ideas on this.

    Im looking for a small plant type that can used for an arrangment in the shape of a letter, specifically the letter "M". Its a full sun area.
     
  2. johnsonslawnmanagement

    johnsonslawnmanagement LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yaupon holly or wintergreen boxwoods. Can be planted touching and will form a dense hedge in a year.
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  3. GreenmanCT

    GreenmanCT LawnSite Senior Member
    from ct
    Posts: 557

    Thanks for your input, i was looking for something with a bit more color. Its gonna be in the middle of lawn area, so id like there to be some contrast.
     
  4. Forever Green Landscaping

    Forever Green Landscaping LawnSite Member
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  5. Think Green

    Think Green LawnSite Silver Member
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    Heavenly Bamboo Nandina work well for me!
    We use the Dwarf Boxwood......Yaupon........Hellers Holly...........Gold Mound Spirea......!
     
  6. Southern Elegance

    Southern Elegance LawnSite Member
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    royal burgandy braberry, compacta holly, knock out roses - but will need to b trimmed more often
     
  7. gunsnroses

    gunsnroses LawnSite Senior Member
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    santolina.......
     
  8. yardatwork

    yardatwork LawnSite Senior Member
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    Another vote for BOXWOOD!
     
  9. GreenmanCT

    GreenmanCT LawnSite Senior Member
    from ct
    Posts: 557

    Thats a winner. Thanks man.
     

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