Background Shrubs

Background

Larger anchoring shrubs help define the landscape space and give the garden an established stately look!

Larger anchoring shrubs help define the landscape space and give the garden an established stately look!

Background (14)

Grevillea - Grevillea Moonlight

Grevillea

Grevillea Moonlight

From $45.00

Tree Aloe - Aloe Arborescens

Tree Aloe

Aloe Arborescens

From $12.00

Mock Orange - Pittosporum tobira

Mock Orange

Pittosporum tobira

From $7.00

Round Leaf Tea Tree - Leptospermum rotundifolium

Round Leaf Tea Tree

Leptospermum rotundifolium

From $29.00

Variegated Mock Orange - Pittosporum tobira Variegata

Variegated Mock Orange

Pittosporum tobira Variegata

From $6.00

Waxleaf Privet - Bush Form - Ligustrum japonica Texanum

Waxleaf Privet - Bush Form

Ligustrum japonica Texanum

From $19.00

Waxleaf Privet (On Stake) - Ligustrum japonica Texanum

Waxleaf Privet (On Stake)

Ligustrum japonica Texanum

From $26.00

Cleveland Sage - Salvia clevelandii

Cleveland Sage

Salvia clevelandii

From $9.00

Pride of Madeira - Echium Fastuosum

Pride of Madeira

Echium Fastuosum

From $32.00

Silver Sheen Kohuhu - Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Sheen'

Silver Sheen Kohuhu

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Sheen'

From $37.00

Firesprite Grevillea - Grevillea 'Firesprite'

Firesprite Grevillea

Grevillea 'Firesprite'

From $169.00

Thompson's Flowering Maple - Abutilon pictum 'Thompsonii'

Thompson's Flowering Maple

Abutilon pictum 'Thompsonii'

From $32.00

Golden Currant - Ribes aureum

Golden Currant

Ribes aureum

From $12.00

Mexican Marigold - Tagetes lemmonii

Mexican Marigold

Tagetes lemmonii

From $8.50

Background: Background plants do just that…create the background to your landscape. They will typically range from 4 to 6+ feet in height. These larger shrubs are meant to be the foundation for the rest of your plants and establish a defined sense of space. This is acquired by placing these adjacent to a wall or structure, then placing medium and smaller shrubs in front to create a ‘layered’ or tiered affect. This height differentiation creates interest in the landscape. Background shrubs may also be used to ‘soften’ a structure by covering a portion of it up. Typically, background shrubs should be evergreen so they do not lose foliage in the cool months. Watch this video for a more in-depth look at planting design. If you need help making the right selections for your landscape project, please contact us !

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Background: Background plants do just that…create the background to your landscape. They will typically range from 4 to 6+ feet in height. These larger shrubs are meant to be the foundation for the rest of your plants and establish a defined sense of space. This is acquired by placing these adjacent to a wall or structure, then placing medium and smaller shrubs in front to create a ‘layered’ or tiered affect. This height differentiation creates interest in the landscape. Background shrubs may also be used to ‘soften’ a structure by covering a portion of it up. Typically, background shrubs should be evergreen so they do not lose foliage in the cool months. Watch this video for a more in-depth look at planting design. If you need help making the right selections for your landscape project, please contact us !