Charles Joly Lilac

Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly'

SKU
07210
This medium-size shrub has an upright, open-branched habit and bright green foliage. Gorgeous, deep wine red, double flower clusters are highly fragrant. Blooms mid-season, typically in mid-May. Thrives in cool summer climates. A lovely spring accent, screen or border specimen. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationsih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasDeep 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsJuniper (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

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