Pocahontas Canadian Lilac

Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'

SKU
7219
Extend the lilac season with this extremely hardy, earlier blooming variety. Deep maroon-purple buds open to fragrant single deep violet blooms 2 weeks before common lilac varieties in spring. Deciduous. Full to partial sun. Moderate-growing to 10 feet high and wide. Tissue culture.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationsih-REEN-gah hi-a-SIN-thi-floh-ra
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Design IdeasHere 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureFragrant Spring Flowers

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.

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