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Genus

  • Abelia
  • Aesculus
  • Aronia
  • Berberis
  • Bergenia
  • Buddleia (Butterfly Bush)
  • Buxus
  • Callicarpa
  • Calluna
  • Calycanthus
  • Caryopteris
  • Chaenomeles
  • Clethra
  • Coreopsis
  • Cornus (Dogwood)
  • Cotinus
  • Deutzia
  • Exochorda
  • Forsythia
  • Fothergilla
  • Gardenia
  • Heuchera
  • Must-Have Hibiscus
  • Long-Blooming Hydrangea
  • Hypericum
  • Illicium
  • Dwarf Crapemyrtle
  • Loropetalum
  • Physocarpus
  • Dependable Rhododendron
  • All Roses
  • Salix (Willow)
  • Sambucus
  • Spiraea
  • Syringa (Lilac)
  • Hardy Viburnum
  • Vitex
  • Long-Blooming Weigela
  • Diervilla
  • Betula
  • Syringa x
  • Rose
  • Potentilla
  • Cotoneaster
  • Cephalanthus
  • Cytisus
  • Symphoricarpos
  • Calycanthus floridus
  • Lomandra

Inspired Introductions

  • New
  • Wayside Signature Series
  • Most Popular
  • Limited Supply
  • 5-Star Customer Favorites
  • Classic Selections

Light Requirements

  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Shade

Habit

  • Columnar
  • Compact
  • Dense
  • Dwarf
  • Mound-shaped
  • Spreading
  • Standard
  • Upright
  • Vase
  • Vining
  • Weeping

Additional Characteristics

  • Gift
  • Bloom First Year
  • Easy Care Plants
  • Fragrance for Your Garden
  • Long Bloomers
  • Double Blooms
  • Free Bloomer
  • Variegated
  • Rose Companions
  • Flower
  • Butterfly Attracting
  • Award Winner
  • Seedless/Sterile
  • Ever Blooming
  • Hummingbird Lovers
  • Repeat Bloomer
  • Berries
  • Bird Lovers
  • Fast Growing
  • Fall Foliage Changes
  • Fall Color
  • Pruning Recommended
  • Evergreen
  • Double Bloom
  • Needs Deadheading
  • Native
  • Rose Hips

Season Of Interest

  • Fall
  • Summer

Sun-Loving Shrubs

Structure and vibrant color

Like all shrubs, these woody perennials provide structure to your garden, adding visual interest, blocking wind, and providing privacy. Sun shrubs are a widely varied category including many different plants. From hardy evergreen hedges to bright flowering shrubs or sprawling butterfly bushes, the sun shrubs all have one thing in common—they like sunlight, and plenty of it. Brighten up your collection with some of these easy-care, long-lived plants, and your garden will look resplendent in the sunlight!