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Congo French Lilac

Heavenly spring fragrance

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 8 - 10 feet
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Flowering Date: Late spring/early summer
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Congo French Lilac

Description

This red lilac's powerful fragrance is matched only by its color. Flower heads start out red, then turn a lovely purple. Lilacs are great for the back of a border or for hedging, and they make excellent cut flowers. They are one of the best heavenly fragrances of spring! Zones 3-7. Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'

Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameSyringa vulgaris 'Congo'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread10 - 12 feet
  • Spacing10 - 12 feet
  • Hardiness Zone3-7
  • Flowering DateLate spring/early summer
  • Planting InstructionsPlant at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm and water in well
  • Winter CareNone
  • Flower Color:red
  • Flower FormDouble flowers form
  • Foliage TypeDeciduous, Smooth textured
  • Soil RequirementWell drained garden soil enriched with humus
  • PruningOnly to shape as needed After flowering
  • Unique CharactersticsBest Red Lilac!! Large beautiful flower heads that are open like the color of a thasty red wine. After a while they will turn to purple. The fragrant flowers will attract bees, butterflies and birds. Will grow up to 10ft.
  • Shipped4" POT
  • Height/Habit8 - 10 feet
  • Growth RateModerate once established, which takes approximately 3 - 4 weeks
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

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