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Sensation Lilac

Unusual bicolor flowers

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 10 - 12 feet
  • Zone: 4-7
  • Flowering Date: Early to mid spring.
71029-Sensation Lilac

1 per pack $24.99

We ship this item in Spring

Sensation Lilac

Dramatic, bicolor blooms of purple, elegantly trimmed in white, cover this lilac in early to mid spring, filling the air with their sweet scent. Beautiful as a border shrub or a colorful hedge. Blooms are complemented by heart-shaped foliage. Adds distinctive flair to cut-flower bouquets. Grows 10-15' tall; spreads 10-12' in full sun to partial shade. Lilac can easily be trimmed to a shorter height. Ships in 4" pots. Zones 4-7. Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' Deer tend to avoid.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameSyringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
  • Type of Fruitn/a
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread6 feet
  • Spacing6 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-7
  • Flowering DateEarly to mid spring.
  • Planting InstructionsSet at same soil level as in container, firm and water well.
  • Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter if fall planted.
  • Flower Color:purple
  • Flower FormEnormous, tall, trusses 8" - 10" + of single flowers.
  • Foliage TypeSlightly bluish-green, glabrous, heart shaped leaves 4" - 5" long.
  • Borders1
  • Pruning TimeAfter flowering
  • FragranceVery, intense.
  • ResistanceGood to P & D problems, somewhat susceptible to mildew
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, humus enriched.
  • PruningOnly to maintain shape. Lilacs can easily be trimmed to a shorter height. After flowering
  • Additional InformationIt improves the looks of the plant to remove spent flower heads
  • Unique CharactersticsVery colorful and showy. Very floriferous once established.An outstanding lilac noted for its large trusses of purplish-red florets edged in white. Mid-season bloomer typically flowers in mid-May. Branches are erect and open with rich green foliage. Deciduous.
  • Shipped4'' POT
  • Height/Habit10 - 12 feet
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

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

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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