Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'Item #7216 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7
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An outstanding lilac noted for its large trusses of purplish-red florets edged in white. Mid-season bloomer typically flowers in mid-May. Branches are erect and open with rich green foliage. Deciduous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:si-RING-ga vul-GAY-risPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, WaterwiseFoliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:PurplePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasThe intriguing two-tone flowers of this lilac make it a shrub you will want within reach. A lovely perfume only adds to its charm. Plant it at one end of a border or on its own against a wall.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply and less frequently. 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:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.