Lilac Sunday Lilac

Syringa x chinensis 'Lilac Sunday'

An eye-catching landscape specimen with an abundance of sweetly scented, lavender flowers and deep green foliage. Blooms not only from the branch tips, but lateral buds all along the stems to several feet below the branch tips. Blooms mid-season, typically mid-May. Deciduous.
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Once established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance.

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Botanical Pronunciationsih-REEN-gah chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturitySoft, arching habit to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance.

Follow regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Feed before new growth emerges in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom, in absence of rainfall/snow melt. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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