Boxwood sets the standard for formal clipped hedges. Its ability to withstand frequent shearing and shaping makes this evergreen popular. You can also let it grow tall to provide a screen. Some varieties grow to 20 feet tall.
Hebe buxifolia A very pretty and easy to grow small evergreen flowering shrub, with masses of white flowers appearing in late winter. Ideal border and hedge plant. Prefers a full sun to part shade position in well drained soil.