• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, slightly larger with maturity.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Compact Habit
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:si-RING-ga PAT-ew-la
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 9, 14 - 16
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, slightly larger with maturity.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Purple
    Design IdeasA lilac with wonderful fragrance and good fall color needs to be planted where it can be admired three seasons of the year. The smaller-than-usual growth of this shrub makes it easy to place in the front of a border, or use as a low hedge along the drive or sidewalk.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring. Prompt removal of faded flowers will increase bloom the following year. Blooms on old wood. Prune immediately after flowering.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.