THE bright yellow leaves of the golden hop look magnificent against a dark backdrop such as a purple beech
hedge and can be trained over a wigwam of canes to make a focal point.
The green plants in the mix are likely to be green beech, hornbeam, and field maple, with colour provided by something like purple beech
and the less traditional pyracantha and golden privet.
One is the infrequently seen purple beech
(Fagus sylvatica ``Atropunica'').
Mark the spot where George Bush planted a Purple Beech
under a purple beech
, the last place we want to be.
The most popular varieties are privet and green or purple beech
but if you want flowers, the hawthorn is pretty, as is rosa rugosa.
The land is dotted with mature trees, among them walnut, pine, red oak, copper beech, purple beech
In the grounds of Staffordshire's Enville Hall, near Stourbridge, is a vast purple beech
that spreads more than 100ft.