Ludwig Spaeth Lilac

Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth'

SKU
07190
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationsih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

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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