Ludwig Spaeth Lilac
Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||sih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
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