Extra Large Sun Shrubs

Some can grow 15-20 foot tall. Seasonal interest is provided by flowers, fruit and fall color. Can be used for wildlife cover, hedges, screening, wind and sun barriers, in mass plantings and as a specimen plant.


Little King Birch

Betula nigra ‘Little King’

Height: 8-10′

Spread: 8-10′


Schubert Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana ‘Schubert’

Height: 20-30′

Spread: 15-20′

Cistena Plum

Prunus cistena

Height: 6-8′



Black Beauty Elderberry

Sambucus nigra ‘Gerda’

Height: 10′


Sutherland Gold Elderberry

Sambucus racemosa ‘Sutherland Gold’


Spread: 6-10′

Variegated Elderberry

Sambucus nigra ‘Instant Karma’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 6-8′


Miss Canada Lilac

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Miss Canada’

Height: 6-12′

Spread: 6-12′


Amur Maple

Acer ginnala

Height: 15-20′

Spread: 15-20′


Cheyenne Privet

Ligustrum vulgare ‘Cheyenne’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 4-6′

Golden Vicary Privet

Ligustrum x vicaryi

Height: 8-10′

Spread: 8-10′

Straight Talk Privet

Ligustrum vulgare ‘Swift’

Height: 12′

Spread: 2′


Alleghany Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

Height: 15-20′

Spread: 15-20′

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’

Height: 20-25′

Spread: 20-25′

Princess Diana Serviceberry

Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Princess Diana’

Height: 20′

Spread: 15′

Shadblow Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis

Height: 20-25′

Spread: 10-15′

Smoke Tree

Grace Smoke Tree

Cotinus x ‘Grace’

Height: 12-15′

Spread: 12-15′

Green Smoke Tree



Royal Purple Smoke Tree

Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’

Height: 15′

Spread: 10-12′

Velvet Cloak Smoke Tree

Cotinus coggygria ‘Velvet Cloak’

Height: 8-12′

Spread: 8-12′


Alleghany Viburnum

Viburnum rhytidophylloides ‘Allegheny’

Height: 10′

Spread: 10′

Blackhaw Viburnum

Viburnum prunifolium

Height: 10-15′

Spread: 6-10′

Chicago Lustre Viburnum

Viburnum dentatum ‘Synnestvedt’

Height: 10-12′

Spread: 8-10′

Pink Dawn Viburnum

Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Pink Dawn’

Height: 8-10′

Spread: 6-8′

Snowball Viburnum

Viburnum opulus ‘Sterile’

Height: 12′

Spread: 10′

Winterthur Viburnum

Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’

Height: 10′

Spread: 6′