Lilac - Reblooming

Syringa x


USPP 20,575; CBR 4071

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  • Reblooming
  • Fragrant
  • Award winner

Thanks to its better color, performance, and production, Bloomerang Dark Purple lilac replaces the original.

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.