• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat, until established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant 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 grower to 10 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 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.
    Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Tolerates periodic drought, once established. Feed before new growth emerges in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom, in absence of rainfall/snow melt. Prune after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat, until established.