Approved Hedge List

Screening hedge material (6 feet tall) for incompatible land uses

The following list of plants represents acceptable incompatible land use screening hedge species:

Common Name Scientific Name
Podocarpus (Podocarpus macrophyllus)
Southern Red cedar (Juniperus virginiana var. silicicola)
Southern Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera)
Viburnum, Awabuki (Viburnum odoratissimum)
Viburnum, Sandankwa (Viburnum suspensum)


Common Name Scientific Name
Cape Honeysuckle (Tecoma capensis)
Climbing Fig (Ficus pumila)
Confederate Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides)
Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)

Hedge Material

The following list of plants represent acceptable Hedge Material species. Consideration was given to drought tolerance,native habitat, salt tolerance, growth rate, mature size, foliar density, and light requirements.


  • DT – Drought tolerant
  • N – Native
  • F - Flowering
Common Name Scientific Name
Chinese Juniper (Juniperus chinensis) DT
Coffeeberry (Rhamnus californica) DT
Coontie (Zamia pumila) DT, N
Dwarf Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria “Nana”) DT, N
Fakahatchee Grass (Tripsacum dactyliodes) DT, N
Firecracker Plant (red) (Russelia equisetiformis) DT, F
Florida Anise (Illicium floridanum) DT, N
Gallberry (Ilex glabra) N
Glossy Abelia (Abelia x grandiflora) DT, F
India Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis indica) DT
Marsh Grass (Spartina bakeri) DT, N, F
Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) DT, N, F
Pittosporum (Pittosporum tobira) DT, F
Podocarpus (Podocarpus macrophyllus) DT
Rain-of-Gold (Thryallis) (Galphimia glauca) DT, F
Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum "rubrum") DT
Sandankwa Viburnum (Viburnum suspensum) DT, N
Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens) DT, N
Sea Oats (Unicola paniculata) DT, N
Silverthorn (Elaeagnus pungens) DT, F
Simpson’s Stopper (Myrcianthes fragrans) DT, N, F
Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus) DT, F
Texas Sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) DT, F
Walter's Viburnum (Viburnum obovatum) DT, N, F



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