26 Best Flower Hedge Plants for Every Garden

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These flower hedge plants can turn your garden border into a blooming delight all year round while attracting bees and butterflies!

Why have boring fences and hedges around your house when you can fill them up with different shades of colors nature offers with its stunning blossoms? This will also bring pollinators to your garden.

1. Panicled Hydrangea

Best Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Hydrangea paniculata

Also famous as limelight hydrangea, it offers stunning lime green blooms with compact height. It also does remarkably well in shade and full sunlight, both.

2. Dwarf Butterfly Bush

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Botanical Name: Buddleja davidii

Summer lilac is another flowering plant that can make for a colorful low hedge. It can also attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden each year from summer to fall, which is another plus point.

3. Sweet Briar

Flower Hedge Plants in garden

Botanical Name: Rosa rubiginosa

Also famous as the eglantine rose, it offers sweetly fragrant flowers that can keep your yard and your surroundings smelling lovely. It is also easy to care for!

4. Arrowwood

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Botanical Name: Viburnum carlesii

Plant Korean spice viburnum and you will love how it bursts into fragrant and large blooms every spring. If you want a compact form, choose ‘Spice Baby.’ 

5. Bougainvillea

 Bougainvillea Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea makes for another beautiful flowering hedge plant with its flowers in shades of purple, white, red, yellow, or pink. Prune it regularly to maintain the desired shape. 

6. Lantana

Amazing Flower Hedge Plants in garden

Botanical Name: Lantana camera

Lantana is famous for its multi-color flowers that grow in groups of orange, red, purple, and yellow shades, making it a perfect candidate for a vivid hedge! 

7. Meadowsweets

Meadowsweets Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Spiraea

Spirea is usually a common landscape specimen because it is very easy to grow and makes for an excellent low hedge plant with non-stop blooms from spring to fall.

8. Canna

Awesome Flower Hedge Plants in garden

Botanical Name: Canna indica

Canna grows upright with light-green stalks having sheathing leaves and flowers, making it look ideal as a hedge plant if you grow a lot of them in clumps together. Plant it in groups with different colors for the best display.

9. Orange Jessamine

Orange Jessamine Flower Hedge PlantsBotanical Name: Murraya paniculata

Orange Jessamine makes for a tremendous flowering hedge plant that smells so beautiful. Regularly prune this small shrub and it will look fantastic with its dark-green leaves and fragrant flowers. 

10. Firebush

Firebush Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Hamelia patens

This fiery and eye-catching shrub displays velvety leaves and small, tubular blooms in the red-orange shade in hot climates. The best part? It flowers almost throughout the year for 12 months!

11. Weigela

Weigela Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Weigela

Pink Weigela puts on a tremendous show of flowers in late spring. It comes back again in late summer and lasts till fall. Just make sure it gets plenty of sunlight and it will bloom happily. 

12. Rose of Sharon

Beautiful Flower Hedge Plants in garden

Botanical Name: Hibiscus syriacus

The Rose of Sharon can make for a fantastic flowering hedge plant and provides necessary privacy, if you train the shrubs well. It requires little to no maintenance but some pruning and gets full with beautiful blooms in no time. 

13. Yellow Elder

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 Botanical Name: Tecoma stans

Another ornamental flowering hedge plant for you is the Trumpet bush. It will fill your garden with bright orange-red, trumpet-like blooms from spring to fall, almost year-round in a frost free climate.

14. Rose

Flower Hedge Plants in garden

Botanical Name: Rosa

The gorgeous flowerheads on the trailing and climbing branches can easily be grown as hedges if pruned well, giving it a dense, bushy appearance.

15. Bluebeard

Bluebeard Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Caryopteris

A low-growing perennial with pretty blue blooms, Bluebeard is best for hedging. You can also plant it in your vegetable garden as it is known for its ability to attract butterflies and bees.

16. Potentilla

Potentilla Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Potentilla

Potentillas make for compact, bushy hedges with several saucer-like bright yellow flowers from late spring to mid-autumn.

17. Azalea

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Botanical Name: Rhododendron

The evergreen Azaleas look gorgeous as hedging plants with a blanket of bell-shaped, two-lipped flowers in the shades of pink, orange, red, yellow, and white. If you have an acidic soil, it will thrive without much maintenance.

18. St. John’s Wort

Plants with Flower Hedge

Botanical Name: Hypericum perforatum

The yellow five-petalled blooms on the dark green foliage makes these plants perfect summer hedges. It is easy to look after as long as it gets full sun.

19. Golden Dewdrop

hedge shrub

Botanical Name: Duranta repens

The ornamental hedge shrub can grow up to 4-7 feet tall and wide and be pruned as beautiful hedges, blooming light-blue tubular flowers throughout the year in favorable warm climates.

20. Japanese Quince

Japanese Quince Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Chaenomeles japonica

Japanese Quince is a low-maintainance shrub that can be trained as climbers or hedge plants. The plant blooms cup-shaped flowers from late winter to early spring.

21. Indian Hawthorn

Indian Hawthorn Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Rhaphiolepis indica

Indian Hawthorns are evergreen shrubs that look gorgeous as hedge plants with a blanket of clustered star-shaped flowers in the shade of pink and white.

22. Deutzia

Amazing Flower Hedge Plants in garden

Botanical Name: Deutzia

If you like clusters of elegant white flowers providing a contrasting display with bright green leaves, this one should be growing on your hedge for sure!

23. Forsythia

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Botanical Name: Forsythia

How can you miss this beauty when it comes to adoring the hedges with bright yellow display of flowers and foliage. It surprisingly does well in the combination of sun and shade.

24. Lavender

lavender Flower Hedge Plants

Botanical Name: Lavandula

Yes! The herb we all love makes for a perfect hedge plant, too! All it needs is a spot where it gets full sun for the most part of the day and you will see it full with purple blooms.

25. Cuphea

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Botanical Name: Cuphea hyssopifolia

Staying low, this is a great choice for small gardens where you want to define a border. It grows clusters of purple-pink flowers that bloom best in full sun and attract bees.

26. Arabian Jasmine

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Botanical Name: Jasminum sambac

Want your garden to come alive with a heady fragrance? Well, line up these plants on the hedge! They grow quite dense, so privacy wouldn’t be an issue too. Just give them plenty of sunlight and you’ll be rewarded with intense fragrance.

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