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Ludwig Spaeth Lilac

Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth'

Pronunciation: sih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss
SKU #07190
3-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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