of the most requested laurel hedge is the mountain laurel.
The mountain laurel hedge looks wonderful in its natural woodland
setting. There are currently eighty known varieties of mountain
laurel hedges. The glossy deep green foliage of mountain laurel
hedges makes a spectacular contrast to the profuse white blooms.
Mountain laurel hedges will grow to a mature height of six
to eight feet and are hardy in zones four through eight.
laurel hedges are grown in a variety of settings. Typically
found in low woodlands, they are used by rural and urban gardeners
alike. A mountain laurel hedge can make a wonderful accent
plant, providing interest year round. The flowers during the
summer are bright and white or pink. Mountain laurel hedges
also grow well in shaded areas, and are therefore often grown
next to a building or tall fence.
hedges will make excellent privacy fences when grown alongside
a road. The dense nature of the foliage and wood makes a natural
sound barrier, and screens the view. Laurel hedges are easy
to grow, and require almost no maintenance, aside from optional
pruning. Laurel hedges are the perfect addition to any garden.