Charles Joly Lilac
Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||sih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Deep purple fragrance in spring can be combined with other lilacs or included in the mixed border. Use at corners where it will be easy to reach for a flowering branch to bring indoors.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Juniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Boxwood (Buxus)|
Thrives in well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soils. Needs good air circulation. 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8