Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing to 8 to 10 ft. high, 6 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Fragrant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
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 growing to 8 to 10 ft. high, 6 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:Red
Design IdeasDeep purple fragrance in spring can be combined with other lilacs or included in the mixed border. Use at corners where it will be easy to reach for a flowering branch to bring indoors.
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
Once established, needs only occasional watering.