Ship Season: both Spring & Fall
Items Per Package: 1 plant per offer.
8 - 10'.
Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: May
Zone: 3 - 7 (-30° F.).
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
Spacing: 8 - 10 feet.
Depth: Set at same soil level as planted in container, firm soil and water thoroughly.
Spread: 6 - 8'.
Comments: If heavy clay, mix in sand and compost or composted manure. If planted in the Fall, apply 2 inches of mulch the first Winter, remove when first Spring growth appears. Growth: fast once established. After first year, grows 12 - 24 inches per year. Blooms when 4 feet tall. Uniqueness: Originally introduced by Wayside Gardens in 1949. Unique color in lilacs. Handsome and compact, covering itself with large panicles of flowers that become richer with age. The best color shows after 5 years. Not as intense in warmer zones. Improved look if dead headed. Tissue-culture. Will not bloom in zones 8A and South. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.