Shrubs are some of the most versatile plants in the garden. Available in many colors, shapes and sizes, they can provide structure and beauty and serve other functions as well. Direct Gardening offers a wide selection of shrubs and bushes including lilacs, hydrangeas and other flowering shrubs, fragrant shrubs, butterfly bushes, blueberry bushes and fruiting shrubs, evergreens and so much more. Some shrubs also attract valuable pollinators, including bees and butterflies. Others are used as windbreaks and privacy screens. Before buying shrubs for sale online, make sure they are suitable for your hardiness zone. Also, take into account their mature height and spread, light and soil requirements, maintenance needs, and foliage and flower color.