The Lovely Plants

25 Examples of Amazing Topiary Art

Topiary is the art of clipping and pruning twigs and foliage and craft different shapes such as geometrical shapes, fanciful hedges and corporate logos. Topiary has been in practice since the days of the Romans who introduced well crafted design elements in their gardens. Topiary is still popular around the world and there are a number of famous gardens dedicated to the art of topiary. Topiaries can also be used in small lawn to create interesting hedges, dividers or shapes.

Plants  used for designing topiary are usually evergreen and woody shrubs or small trees that produce dense foliage. Some of the suitable plants for topiary include: English Ivy, Ficus Pumila, Rosemary, Thyme, Boxwood, Cypress, and almost all yews and hollies.

Examples of Topiary Art

The following is a collection of some amazing topiary art produced around the world. All images are subject to copyrights of their respective owners.

Elephant Family Topiary


Topiary Wall

Formula 1 Racer

The Peacock

Topiary Heart

Topiary Sculpture

The Gardener

YES Logo

Topiary Lion

Happy Man

Topiary Hand


The Palace

The Gardener

Topiary Garden

Disney World

The Face

Lee Car

Flowers on Wheels

The Bull


Elephant Family Topiary