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My suggestion is always to use evergreen shrubs like hollies, nandinas, junipers and others as the backbone of your landscape, then use flowering shrubs as accents in strategic places, but not across the entire front of your house.
On the right side of the yard, white crape myrtles, red knockout roses and nandina add color and depth.
Dwarf nandinas including varieties Flirt, Harbor Belle and Harbour Dwarf are all very low-growing types that stay at 18 to 20 inches tall.
For a 3- to 5-foot hedge, consider dwarf yaupon holly, Chinese mahonia, dwarf sasanqua, dwarf oleander, azaleas, Indian hawthorn, nandina and Rotunda holly.
However, these are glorious low, spreading nandinas that grow to 12 to 16 inches tall.
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