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Sensation Lilac

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'

Pronunciation: sih-REEN-gah vul-GAIR-iss
SKU #07216
3-7

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Peony (Paeonia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
CARE
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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