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Syringa – Scentara Double Blue

Garden Height
72 - 96
Spacing
72 - 96
Spread
72 - 96
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Resists: Deer

Fragrant Flower

Fun Facts

Lilacs are actually more cold tolerant than they are heat tolerant. In fact, they need a minimum of 1,700 hours of temperatures below 45°F (7.2°C) in order to bloom.

Maintenance Notes

Lilacs are very easy to grow and care for, but they do have a few basic needs that must be met for success. They need full sun - no fewer than 6 hours a day, and 8 or more is preferred. They also require well-drained soil, or in other words, soil that never stays wet or soggy for long periods. This is especially important in winter. 

Lilacs are fairly adaptable to soil types, though they really thrive in alkaline soils. 

If you wish to prune lilac, do so immediately after blooming.

Needs Good Drainage

Uses Notes

Plant Scentara Double Blue lilac in any sunny spot where its fragrance and very showy blooms can be appreciated often in spring.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Good for Screening, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Average Soil

Soil PH Category Alkaline Soil