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Common Purple Lilac

Syringa vulgaris

Pronunciation: sih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss
SKU #40689
3-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Mid-Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 12 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
CARE
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.

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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.