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Betsy Ross Lilac

Syringa x oblata 'Betsy Ross'

Pronunciation: sih-REEN-gah ob-LAH-tuh
SKU #02894
2-8

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OVERVIEW
Description An early spring bloomer with very large, fragrant, pure white flower panicles on a rounded, multi-trunk shrub with flat, deep green foliage that remains attractive throughout summer and has notable mildew resistance. Useful as an informal screen, background shrub, or spring specimen. A sensational cut flower for a fragrant bouquet. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Early to Mid Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Thrives in well-drained, slightly acidic to slightly alkaline soils. Blooms best in full sun. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; increase frequency again before and during spring bloom period. Fertilize in early spring. Prune after flowering.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.