Little Darling® Lilac
Syringa 'SMSDTL' PP #31,830
|Description||What's better than a fragrant lilac? One that blooms twice a year! Large clusters of dark-purple buds open to classic lilac-hue flowers. Blooms heavily in spring, with a second, lighter bloom set in fall. Compact, with a nicely rounded shape, perfect for containers and mixed borders. Tolerates mild, periodic drought when established. Deciduous. Monrovia Exclusive.|
|Watering||Water when top two inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring, repeating in summer.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Small Spaces|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Peony (Paeonia); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)|
|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: 4-8
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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.