• Screening Plants •

Cottonwood hibiscus

A dense tree that can be kept as a screening shrub. Dark red/purple green leaves and small yellow flowers mainly in summer. Hardy plant that tolerates front line salt winds.

Olive tree

The olive tree is great for screening as it can be pruned back year after year. Not a tree for small gardens. The leaves are dark green with silver/grey under side. Will fruit, dont plant where fruit drop will annoy.


Rugged Earth Landscaping offers a vast range of design, construction and maintenance services to both residential and commercial clients, whether this is a once off arrangement or occurs on a regular basis. Established in 2002 by Owner/Operator Jack, a qualified horticulturalist and designer, our team has worked on sites from schools and industry grounds to urban courtyards.