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pit·tos·po·rum

 (pĭ-tŏs′pər-əm, pĭt′ə-spôr′əm)
n.
Any of various evergreen shrubs or plants of the genus Pittosporum, widely grown as ornamental or hedge plants in warm regions.

[New Latin, genus name : Greek pissa, pitta, pitch + New Latin spora, spore; see spore.]

pittosporum

(pɪˈtɒspərəm)
n
(Plants) any of various trees and shrubs of the Pittosporum genus of Australasia, Asia, and Africa, having small fragrant flowers
[New Latin, from Greek pitta pitch (from the resinous coating of the seeds) + spora seed]
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If you want more variety in the hedge, fuchsia, hebe, olearia and pittosporum would also be suitable.
You can even use fresh rosemary or pittosporum if evergreens are scarce.
Varieties of Ceanothus, also evergreen, Hebe, Olearia or Pittosporum may make a less regimented alternative.
Good choices include the slowgrowing Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Irene Paterson', which has attractive dense evergreen foliage and makes a good year-round feature; the compact Japanese azalea Rhododendron 'Victorine Hefting', which flowers in late spring and can be clipped to shape; and the hardy Fuchsia magellanica, valued for its profuse summer flowers, or used as a decorative hedging plant.
Good choices are slow-growing Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Irene Paterson', with attractive evergreen foliage; the compact Japanese azalea Rhododendron 'Victorine Hefting', which can be clipped to shape; and the hardy Fuchsia magellanica, valued for its profuse summer flowers, or used as a decorative hedging plant.
Indicatively, the plants down to include type: tamarisk trees, hedges and clumps of various shrubs (oleander, Eleagnus, Pittosporum, agaves .
Pittosporum lenuifolium 'Silver Sheen' has an open, airy habit that screens while still allowing light to filter through the branches.
Des enfants, des personnes amoureuses de la nature encadres par le staff des Nations unies, des membres de l'association Machaal Echahid ainsi que la Direction generale des forets ont procede, hier matin, a la plantation de 70 palmiers, d'araucaria, de cypres et de Pittosporum.
Her bouquet included fresh helleborus, gerrnini white lighteye, purple drumstick allium, porn green buttons, green ranunculus, and variegated pittosporum.
And keep callistemon and pittosporum safe by wrapping them in fleece jackets.
In the meeting newly elected office bearers Rukhsana Ali and Sobia Riaz also gave information on different plants including Dracena Varigata, Strelizia, Pittosporum, Ric Rac Cactus, Nephrolepsis Bostonia, Scheflera, Sanse Vieria, Ruscusn Liliacea, Ficus Benjamina, Cypras Altenifolus, Chlorophytum Comosum, Arecapalm, Aspidistra and Asparagus Plumosus.