The dense foliage of these shade hedges gives the impression of a continuous surface, and will be present year round.
These evergreen shade hedges are hardy in zones five through eight.
Another of the popular shade hedges is the red twigged dogwood. These shade hedges have burgundy colored bark in the winter.
Blue-black fruits follow the creamy white blooms of these shade hedges. Birds and small animals eat the fruits.
Growing to a mature height of eight to ten feet, these shade hedges need a good water regiment and are hardy in zones three through seven.