Lilac (1-2 ft,)
This fast growing shrub reaches the height of over 15 ft. When planted 6-8 ft apart, these shrubs produce an effective screen in 3-4 years. It requires well drained, silty, clay, or loamy soil but does not tolerate wet soil. Lilacs are also drought resistant. This shrub requires full sun to bloom. The large, fragrant flowers bloom in mid-spring. These long lived shrubs can be trimmed into a hedge.