privacy shrub - Knowledgebase Question

Bakersfield, Ca
Question by mamacannon75
September 3, 2009
I live in Bakersfield, CA and need a fast growing hearty preferably flowering shrub to place along a fence for privacy. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Answer from NGA
September 3, 2009


Consider Abelia grandiflora (Glossy Abelia), Callistemon citrinus (Bottle Brush), Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange), Escallonia exoniensis 'Fradesii', Viburnum, Photinia, or Pacific Wax Myrtle. Each of these plants provides seasonal flowers, and each will grow quickly in your gardening region.

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