Ludwig Spaeth Lilac
Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth'
|Description||Beautiful, heavily fragrant, dark purple, single blooms come late in spring, extending the lilac season! An outstanding selection useful in mixed shrub borders or in mass plantings with other lilacs. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Design Ideas||A lovely, late-blooming lilac for the border or as a specimen shrub. Plant in full sun, and enjoy the spring perfume as is wafts across the garden. It is excellent mixed with other shrubs and small trees.|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|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
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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.