Common Purple Lilac
|Description||Abundant clusters of sweetly fragrant, purple flowers in mid-spring on a vigorous, upright, multi-stemmed shrub with heart-shaped, green foliage. Ideal as a flowering hedge or screen. Plant near a window or pathway where the fragrant blooms can be enjoyed. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 12 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus) Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Juniper (Juniperus)|
|Care||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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10
Your climate may be too warm for this plant
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Chino Hills, California 91709
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City Of Industry, California 91748
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San Dimas, California 91773
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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.