''Ligustrum ovalifolium'', also known as oval-leaved privet, is a semi-evergreen shrub in the privet genus ''Ligustrum''. The species is native to Japan. It is sometimes known as Japanese privet, but is not to be confused with ''Ligustrum japonicum'' which may also be called by this common name.
''L. ovalifolium'' is the species familiar in the United Kingdom as the most common hedging plant in cultivation.
The plant flowers in midsummer, the abundant white blooms producing.. more