• 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
    Fast growing to 12 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Low Chill Requirement
    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, 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
    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.