President Lincoln Lilac
Syringa vulgaris 'President Lincoln'
|Description||A truly outstanding lilac noted for its large trusses of single Wedgewood blue flowers. Captivating fragrance is a bonus. Mid-season bloomer typically flowers in mid-May. Branches are erect and open with rich green foliage. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Fast grower to 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Windbreak|
|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.|
|Care||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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6
Good to grow!
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Lowe's 50 Lowe's Way
Lowell, Massachusetts 01851
Weston Nurseries, Inc. - Chelmsford 160 Pine Hill Rd.
Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
Lowe's 143 Daniel Webster Highway
Nashua, New Hampshire 03060
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100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.