Pocahontas Canadian Lilac
Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'
|Description||Extend the lilac season with this extremely hardy, early blooming variety. Deep maroon-purple buds open in early May to fragrant, deep violet blooms 7 to 10 days before common lilac varieties bloom. Plant near a window or adjacent to a pathway where the fragrant blooms can be enjoyed. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea);Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Peony (Paeonia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)|
|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: 2-7
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