Shrubs

Old Glory Lilac

Syringa 'Old Glory'
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POS ID: 168877
Old Glory Lilac is an exciting lilac that produce abundant, fragrant, purple-blue flowers. A stunning plant that is beautiful as an accent plant, this lilac has exceptional disease resistance.
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Container Size:
2 gallon
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Quick Facts

  • Great fragrance
  • Easy care
  • Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Details

Old Glory Lilac is an exciting lilac that produce abundant, fragrant, purple-blue flowers. A stunning plant that is beautiful as an accent plant, this lilac has exceptional disease resistance.

Weight: 10 lbs

Container Size: 2 gallon

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About This Plant

Type

Shrubs

Leaf Color

Green

Flowering

Flowering

Mature Height

Up to 132 inches

Mature Width

Up to 144 inches

Flower Family

Other

Seasonality

Leaf Lifespan

Deciduous

Leaf Time of Year

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Life Cycle

Perennial

Bloom Time

Spring

Bloom Color

Purple

Plant Care Tips

Planting Instructions
If soil in container is dry, water plants prior to planting. Dig a hole at least twice the diameter of the root ball and 1.5 times deeper. Mix fertilizer or compost into the soil and return a few inches of soil mixture to the planting hole. Remove the plant from the container and gently tease out the roots on the surface of the root ball. Plant with the top of the root ball at ground level. Back-fill around the root ball with the rest of the soil mixture, gently firming it in as you go, and build a short berm of soil around the plant to create a watering basin. Water the plant thoroughly to settle the soil around the roots. Keep new plants well-watered the first summer, checking for water needs daily or every other day. Covering the root ball and area around the plant with 1-3 inches of mulch will help keep roots cool and conserve moisture. Keep mulch from touching tree trunks and plant stems.
General Care Description
Water regularly during the first growing season, then water occassionally. Prune in the spring.

Effort of Care

Low

Soil Type

Provide well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soils.

Growth Rate

Moderate

Light Needs

This plant thrives in partial to full sun exposure.

Water Needs

Water regularly, about weekly - water more in high heat conditions.

Disease and Pests

powdery mildew

USDA Hardiness Zone

5

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