• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing to 8 to 10 ft. high, 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Double 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 growing to 8 to 10 ft. high, 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Red
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    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.
    Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Boxwood (Buxus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in moist, humus-rich soils with good drainage. Water regularly during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system; may be watered deeply less frequently when established. Feed before new growth emerges and increase watering in early spring, in absence of rainfall or snow melt. Prune after flowering.Pruning time: late spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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