The term “breeze plant” here designates a choice of plant species that can be used to create a completely natural garden and terrace hedge. Its purpose would be either to protect us from the eyes of neighbors, or to divide the outdoor space into several areas – for example: playground, dining area, relaxation area near a swimming pool, etc. These plants belong to several categories and each have their own characteristics. We take a look at a selection of the most popular species that are easiest to find in stores..
Garden hedge: protect your privacy with climbing plants
The term “vine” is used in the broad sense for all climbing plants on a vertical support (trellis, pergolas, etc.). More specifically, this same term also designates the vine producing fruit, the grape. These are plants very particularly suitable for decorating an outdoor space with a pergola or a garden arbor.
Garden hedge and pergola and arbor decoration with climbing plants
Of course, these climbing plants are also found on garden fences and on view breezes made of different materials; in this context, they are used to introduce a little greenery to the exterior landscape. They are also very pretty when mixed with other types of vegetation, such as flowering plants..
An original breeze-sighted plant with pretty flowers: the akébies
Akebia are an interesting representative of this group of climbing plants. Native to Asia, they are able to protect you from prying eyes. In summer, they will charm you with their pretty purple flowers.
Shade plant and garden hedge decoration with akébies
They are also fast growing plants, ideal for those who do not wish to wait long before seeing the results of their decoration work. !
Modern garden hedge for a zen atmosphere: bet on bamboo
Stylish garden hedge for exterior of modern design in bamboo and white pebbles
Bamboo is a breeze plant that will be very appreciated by those looking for solutions for a modern design garden hedge. Versatile species that has the ability to grow very quickly, it is also suitable for Japanese gardens, feng shui exteriors, rock gardens and Zen-style terraces..
Idea of a breeze plant for a zen atmosphere
All these advantages of bamboo make it a plant widely used for landscaping plant screens. In fact, some garden owners even choose to use the plant seasonally, to protect their terraces by taking advantage of its rapid growth..
Bamboo Fast Growing Garden Hedge
Bamboo blends in well with any outdoor décor. Its dense foliage serves perfectly well for creating secluded outdoor areas..
Plant for natural and exotic garden hedge: ficus hilii
Ficus hilii is a member of the ficus microcarpa plant family, i.e. fig trees. Like bamboo, this family is native to Asia (particularly Sri Lanka, India and China); it is a very modern plant and very often present in contemporary outdoor decoration.
Modern garden with ficus hilii plant breeze
These green plants are a very good means of protection in designer gardens, the decoration of which they emphasize with an Asian and Oriental touch. Another significant advantage of this species: it keeps its pretty green appearance even in winter..
Breeze plant for natural garden hedge with flowers: abelia grandiflora
Abelia grandiflora is the name of a plant with glossy foliage which has, as a result, received the nickname glossy (“glossy”) in English. Possessing pretty flowers, this species is suitable for creating garden hedges and plant breezes in front of the house as well as anywhere else in your outdoor space..
Abelia grandiflora – nice solution for natural garden fence
Easy to grow, abelia grandiflora will also appeal to amateur gardeners who lack extensive experience !
Plant species for natural fences and garden hedges: alpinia purpurata
Garden hedge with flourishing alpinia purpurata
Alpinia purpurata is native to Malaysia and is characterized by its small flowers. She likes shady spaces and humid areas, which makes her a very good solution for gardens that lack light..
Image of terrace and natural garden hedge in Trachelospermum jasminoides
Trachelospermum jasminoides is a sort of evergreen liana with its appearance similar to jasmine. It can reach up to three meters in height and its white flowers disperse a delicate fragrance in the air. As we have already seen in our post on shade climbing plants, this is also a species that we would gladly use to create some natural shade under a pergola..
Plant for modern green fence: acer palmatum
Another species native to Asia is acer palmatum which is now known around the world. It takes the shape of a shrub and can grow to the size of a tree, up to about ten meters high. Like bamboo, it will charm those who like a modern style of decoration and a Zen atmosphere: in fact, its appearance resembles that of a bonsai tree in many respects..
Shrub for natural garden hedge: Buxus boxwood
Idea of plant species for privacy protection in the garden
Buxus boxwoods are classic breeze plants whose dense green color creates a relaxing atmosphere in any open-air space..
Simple to grow natural garden hedge plant: Buxus boxwood
Natural breeze shrub with relaxing green foliage
They are also popular in topiary gardens, which means you can play with their shape by making a custom garden hedge..
Easy-to-maintain green breeze idea for patio and garden: artificial boxwood
If you prefer gardens that don’t require a lot of maintenance, opt for an artificial garden hedge with a non-organic boxwood. Even if the latter does not have the same advantages as natural plants, it is currently just as widespread and is used for the realization of a wide variety of exterior decoration projects..
Green shrubs for natural garden hedges: the thuja family
Idea of impressive green wall in plants of the thuja family
Plants from the thuja (or thuja) family, also called “cedars”, are cultivated all over the world. They are a good alternative to other species with perennial foliage and are used to make garden hedges with a natural appearance and easy to maintain.
Flowering plant for green walls and privacy protection in the garden: cherry laurel
Photo of border and small natural hedge in cherry laurel
The cherry laurel or even “palm laurel” prevails over other natural garden hedge plants with its dark green leaves. It produces beautiful white flowers in summer and thrives in dry soils, can be used to create an organic breeze from a height of thirty meters..
Fast growing shrub and flowering garden hedge plants: the ligustrum family
Ligustrum is the name for a group of fast growing shrubs and small trees. It will appeal to those who would like a thriving garden hedge and are used to taking care of their garden regularly..
Green and resistant plant for more privacy on a terrace and garden: the Ilex
Why not an Ilex garden hedge? This plant has very dense foliage and is therefore able to offer you a lot of privacy and a varied landscape, thanks to touches of red color.
Idea of plant species for biological breeze view in the garden: taxus media
Taxus media is another plant species with small inedible fruits of red color. It is a plant that requires very little care and keeps its green foliage throughout the year.
Tree for arrangement of original garden hedge: the silky dogwood
Are you looking for a garden hedge plant that will give your outdoors a truly unique look? In that case, don’t hesitate: bet on the silky dogwood which shows off impressive colors once it sheds its foliage..
Interesting tree for garden breeze and design terrace
Another advantage of this original breeze plant: it tolerates extreme temperatures and therefore adapts well to life in areas with harsh climatic conditions..
How to provide natural protection in your exterior with a garden hedge made of green plants
Euonymus is the name of a family of species also widely used in the field of plant fencing. These plants come in a number of sizes and different colors (green, yellow, mixtures of the two…). They tolerate poor soils well and are able to live in quite varied climatic conditions..
Photo of a beautiful flourishing garden hedge: idea to protect yourself from the glances of neighbors with a green wall
Decorative idea of a contemporary terrace with a natural garden hedge