|But what will the neighbors think?
They will probably think you’re pretty cool for planting these statement plants.
And if they don’t, you won’t have to look at them. Both of these plants get tall enough to block you from any neighborly judgement. If you really need some privacy you might go with the original Black Lace Sambucus, which can get 6-10′ tall and wide.
Looking for more ideas to screen your backyard from nosy neighbors? Check out our new Top Ten Shrubs for Privacy video, and feel free to share it with your customers.
As for judgy neighbors, don’t worry about it. They certainly can’t think ill of you because of your plant choices with these varieties. But they may be a little salty about how long your grass is. Better plant some more shrubs!