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grown topiary balls and other shapes are very popular in English garden centers. Box (Buxus spp.) and Sweet Bay (Laurus nobilis), U.S. climate zones 8 to 10, are favorites, though other species such as Photinia 'Red Robin' (Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'), zones 7 to 9, are also available.Box topiary
shapes, topiaries are then clipped again in midsummer.
return of topiary. The garden rooms were created by enclosing areas with walls or, more usually, hedging. The movement gave impetus to the planting of traditional hedging such as yew (Taxus baccata) and boxwood (Buxus sp). This use of hedging also brought the return of topiary.Topiary, having fallen out
Resurgence of TopiaryIn several of this year's display gardens we saw the resurgence of topiary. The Brewin Dolphin Garden, designed by Cleve West, brings back full-scale 19th-century topiary forms.The 8-foot-high yew sentinals were sourced ready grown from a Belgian nursery and give a real permanence to the