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Tim Wood
Grand Haven, MI, USA

BLOOMERANG® Purple

Lilac - Reblooming

Syringa x

'Penda'

USPP 20,575; CBR 4071

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Bloomerang Purple reblooming lilac in the landscape Closeup of the blooms of Bloomerang Purple reblooming lilac Purple flowers of Bloomerang Purple reblooming lilac against a backdrop of colorful fall foliage Bloomerang Purple reblooming lilac in full bloom in May YouTube video describing the plant shown on this page
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Description

Reblooming lilac.

Enjoy classic lilac fragrance for months instead of weeks! A revolutionary lilac, Bloomerang® Purple lilac blooms in spring and then again throughout the summer. It does go through a rest period in the heat of the summer, then flowers. Useful compact habit and excellent powdery mildew resistance.

USDA Zone 3 - 7 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 4 - 5'

Width 4 - 5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring - fall

Flower Color Purple

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Prefers neutral to alkaline soils, but is fairly adaptable. Good drainage is imperative.

Pruning Blooms on old and new wood - prune after spring bloom if desired. Doing so will delay rebloom but also encourages it.

Uses Hedges; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips A light trim after spring bloom neatens the plant's appearance and encourages rebloom, though it does delay it slightly.