Lilac - Purple

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Lilac syringavulgaris is an upright, multi-stemmed, suckering, deciduous shrub in the olive family that typically matures to 12-16 feet tall and 8-12 feet wide. It is a very reliable spring-flowering shrub for cold winter gardens. Excellent choice as a specimen or accent in small groups, shrub borders, hedges or screens. Great in cottage gardens or in the margins of woodland gardens. Its flowers are very fragrant - lilac to purple flowers appear with white margins. It is a good cut flower that is beloved for bouquets.

About this Variety

Purple Lilac flowering perennial shrub is the perfect addition to your summer landscape!

Highlights

  • Returns and blooms year after year
  • Perfect landscaping accent shrub
  • Fragrant, showy blooms
  • Excellent for bouquets and cut flower arrangements
  • Easy to grow

Exposure:

Full Sun

Blooms:

Late Spring

Height:

Grows 8-15' tall

Spacing/Depth:

Plant 2-4' apart, 6-12" deep

USDA Zones:

Grow as Perennial in zones 3-7. Grow as Annual elsewhere.

Growing Instructions

Plant in well-drained soil 6-12" deep with crown at soil level, 10-12' apart. Soil and site: Select a site with full sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. Water infrequently but thoroughly during dry periods or drought. Lilacs are a low maintenance shrub that, with a little care, will last a lifetime. Pruning: Prune immediately after flowering, removing dead and broken branches. You may then cut back to desired size and shape.

Care Tip

Water weekly or more often in extreme heat.

 

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