• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Provide regular moisture for best performance.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Flowers
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:si-RING-ga vul-GAY-ris
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Design IdeasA lovely, late-blooming lilac for the border or as a specimen shrub. Plant in full sun, and enjoy the spring perfume as is wafts across the garden. It is excellent mixed with other shrubs and smalltrees.
    Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Requires less water once established. Feed before new growth emerges in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom, in absence of rainfall/snow melt. Prune after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Provide regular moisture for best performance.