President Lincoln Lilac
Syringa vulgaris 'President Lincoln'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance.
|Botanical Pronunciation||sih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This shrub is a fine choice for including the always-sought-after blue flowers in the garden along with wonderful fragrance. Grow as a tall, informal hedge or in the mixed border where its erect branches will be held above other plants.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness|
|Watering Needs||Once established, drought tolerant but requires regular moisture for best performance.|
Follow regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Feed before new growth emerges in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom, in absence of rainfall/snow melt. Prune after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8