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
Fast growing to 12 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Low Chill Requirement
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Botanical Pronunciation:si-RING-ga vul-GAY-ris
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Sunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14, 32 - 45
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast growing to 12 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:Purple
Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design IdeasPlant this Lilac back of the border, where it will burst with fragrant spring flowers - blooming without winter chill - then recede back while other later blooming plants take over.
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: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.