• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower to 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Waterwise Plant
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    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
    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.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom. Prune after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Once established, needs only occasional watering.