Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
|Description||An outstanding lilac noted for its large trusses of purple-red florets edged in white. A mid-season bloomer that typically flowers in mid-May. Branches are erect and open with rich green foliage. Use to create a beautiful spring flowering hedge, screen, or accent. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Design Ideas||The intriguing two-tone flowers of this lilac make it a shrub you will want within reach. A lovely perfume only adds to its charm. Plant it at one end of a border or on its own against a wall.|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Peony (Paeonia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); 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: 3-7
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