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Bloomerang® Purple Lilac

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A dwarf hybrid lilac that’s just the right size for the garden, producing a plethora of sweetly fragrant lavender-purple flowers in late spring; reblooms constantly throughout the summer showing color until fall

Characteristics

Average Landscape Height:
5 feet
Average Landscape Width:
5 feet
Genus:
Syringa
Cultivar:
Penda
Branching:
multi-stemmed
Plant Form:
round
Canopy:
closed
Density:
dense
Growth Rate:
slow
Pruning:
prune after flowering
Flower Color:
lavender
Flower Bicolor:
purple
Flower Fragrance:
high
Flower Period:
from mid spring to late summer
Summer Foliage Color:
dark green
Maximum Light:
full sun
Minimum Light:
full sun
Maximum Moisture:
moist
Minimum Moisture:
average
Pollution Tolerance:
high

Ornamental Features

Bloomerang® Purple Lilac is blanketed in stunning panicles of fragrant lavender flowers with purple overtones at the ends of the branches from mid spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The small pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.

Landscape Attributes

Bloomerang® Purple Lilac is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

Planting & Growing

Bloomerang® Purple Lilac will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

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