• Overview
    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
    Spring Flowering
    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 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
    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.