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! Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'
Planting InstructionsPlant at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm and water in well
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.
Height/Habit8 - 10 feet
Growth RateModerate once established, which takes approximately 3 - 4 weeks