Red Robin Hedging container grown hedging perfect for Spring planting


Small Hedge Plants

For low maintenance hedges that need to stay neat with minimal effort, take a look at our small hedge plants, known for their slow growth rates, they are the ideal choice if your looking for low hedging. All of these plants are undemanding and need very little trimming and maintenance to keep them looking great and performing well.

Ideal for small gardens, low maintenance gardens and trough planters, slow growing hedges can fit into formal or informal garden designs. Either way, they provide all year round interest, support wildlife and help the environment just as well as other faster growing varietes of hedge.

Our most popular Slower Growing Hedging Plants, ideal for Low Hedges

Our low hedging plants are great to line paths or for use in ornamental hedges. Smaller hedges can create a natural border in your garden. Small hedges not only provide seasonal interest, but they are also very easy to maintain. 

Choosing the right small hedge plants for your garden

With over 12 varieties of low hedges to choose from, our small hedges are typically grown in pots and are available with fast delivery. If you need help choosing the right variety of hedge for your garden, please contact our team for advice.

Benefits and key features of Slow Growing Hedges

Our collection of low hedging plants are the perfect choice for those seeking to add a touch of green elegance and structure to their gardens or patios. These compact, versatile plants are ideal for creating natural borders, adding privacy, and enhancing the aesthetic appeal of any outdoor space. Exceptionally suited for small gardens or areas with limited space, these dwarf hedge varieties require minimal maintenance while providing maximum beauty.

  • Compact Growth: Specifically chosen for their small stature, these plants ensure that even the cosiest of spaces can enjoy the full benefits of a living green border.

  • Year-Round Appeal: With varieties that display rich green foliage throughout the seasons, our high quality hedging plants ensure that your garden remains vibrant any time of the year.

  • Low Maintenance: Carefully selected for ease of care, these plants require minimal pruning to maintain their neat, tidy appearance.

  • Versatile Planting Options: Whether you're looking to create a border, define pathways, or simply add greenery, our hedging plants are up to the task.

  • Eco-Friendly Solution: By choosing live plants over fences or artificial barriers, you contribute to a healthier environment, providing habitats for local wildlife and improving air quality.

Every plant is nurtured with utmost care to ensure robust health and readiness for planting. Select from our variety of species, each with its unique charm and characteristics, tailored to suit various garden styles and personal preferences.

How To Use Them:

  1. Garden Borders: Define the edges of your garden beds with a miniature hedge that complements both flowering plants and vegetable patches.

  2. Pathway Edging: Guide your guests along garden paths with a neat and tidy row of our hedge plants, they should be spaced at the recommended distances to avoid gaps.

  3. Patio Privacy: Create a secluded retreat in your urban balcony or rooftop garden without taking up too much space.

  4. Topiary Features: With some species amenable to topiary, they can be sculpted into ornamental hedges for a personalised touch.

Get Creative:

Combine our low growing hedges with perennials, bulbs, and seasonal flowers to craft a layered and textured garden design that thrives throughout the year. Smaller hedges are the building blocks of a living tapestry that evolves with the seasons.

For taller hedges, please see our range of fast growing hedge plants.


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