Pocahontas Canadian Lilac
Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||sih-REEN-gah hi-a-SIN-thi-floh-ra|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Design Ideas||Here is an early blooming lilac to include in the sunny mixed border or as an informal hedge. The fragrant flowers are a wonderful addition to indoor arrangements, so be sure to plant it where you can reach the branches.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial 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.|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea);Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Peony (Paeonia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)|
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: 2-7