Angel White Lilac
Angel White Lilac
Syringa vulgaris 'Angel White' (Descanso Hybrid)Item #7180 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
One of the best lilacs for warm winter areas. Spectacular clusters of fragrant pure white flowers produced without winter chilling! This midseason bloomer typically flowers in mid-May. The open-branched, upright form makes a great hedge, screen or accent. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Quickly reaches 12 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:si-RING-ga vul-GAY-risPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14Growth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 12 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteDesign IdeasHere is an excellent lilac for gardens that never get really cold winters. Plant as a tall, informal hedge or as a tall shrub in the back of the border. Prune out entire branches if necessary; don't overprune as this will reduce the number next year's blooms.Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox)
- CareCare InformationThrives 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. d.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.