The Q&A Archives: fast growing bushes

Question: I need the names of bushes that are fast growing and give height and privacy.

Answer: Here's a list of the fastest growing shrubs suitable for your growing region;
Buddleja davidii butterfly bush;
Callicarpa americana American beautyberry;
Clerodendrum ugandense blue butterfly bush;
Duranta erecta golden dewdrop;
Elaeagnus pungens thorny elaeagnus;
Euphorbia pulcherrima poinsettia;
Fatshedera (X) lizei fatshedera;
Forsythia spp. forsythia;
Hibiscus mutabilis confederate rose;
Hibiscus tiliaceus Mahoe;
Hydrangea paniculata peegee hydrangea ;
Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii' Burford's holly;
Ilex x attenuata 'Savannah' Savannah holly;
Justicia brandegeana shrimp plant;
Justicia spp. jacobinia;
Kerria japonica Japanese kerria;
Ligustrum japonicum Japanese privet;
Malvaviscus penduliflorus Turk's cap;
Myrica cerifera southern bayberry;
Nandina domestica heavenly bamboo;
Nerium oleander oleander;
Photinea x fraseri red top;
Pittosporum tobira Japanese mockorange;
Pyracantha coccinea firethorn;
Rhus copallinum R. copallina (syn.);
Ricinus communis castor bean;
Rosa banksiae Lady Banks rose;
Rosa laevigata Cherokee rose ;
Rosa Radrazz Knock Out? rose;
Salvia elegans pineapple sage;
Salvia greggii Autumn Sage;
Salvia mexicana Mexican sage;
Schefflera actinophylla brassaia;
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian pepper;
Senna pendula Cassia bicapsularis (syn.);
Spiraea japonica Japanese spirea;
Spiraea cantoniensis Reeves' spirea;
Tabernaemontana divaricata crepe jasmine;
Tecoma stans yellow elder;
Tibouchina urvilleana princess flower ;
Viburnum odoratissimum sweet viburnum;
Viburnum rhytidophyllum leatherleaf viburnum ;
Viburnum x pragense Prague viburnum.

Hope these suggestions are helpful.

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