The attractive flowers will grow in clusters and have one of the most powerful fragrances emitted by a plant. This privacy hedge is very popular because it thrives in areas that have a good deal of winter frost. The lilac is hardy in zones three through seven.
A second popular privacy hedge is the Siberian peashrub. This privacy hedge is well adapted to exposed, cold, dry and other sites that are typically difficult to grow.
This deciduous privacy hedge will reach a mature height of ten to fifteen feet and a mature spread of eight to twelve feet. One of the hardiest of privacy hedges, they will grow well in zones two through seven.
Privacy hedges can be worked into any garden or landscape. Fences and other manmade barriers are very unattractive and will often need to be replaced before a privacy hedge would.
Privacy hedges, once established, are easy to maintain and make a better windbreak than fences do.
A privacy hedge, when properly cared for, will provide years of protection from prying eyes.