The flowers of Pocahontas lilac are a unique red purple color

Pocahontas’

Lilac

Syringa x hyacinthiflora

'Pocahontas'

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The flowers of Pocahontas lilac are a unique red purple color
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Deer resistant
Description
An early bloomer with very fragrant, deep reddish-purple flowers - a very distinctive and popular color.

USDA Zone 2 - 7 (-50°F/-45°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 10 - 12'

Width 10 - 12'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Early-mid spring

Flower Color Purple

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

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

Pruning Blooms on old wood - prune after flowering if desired.

Uses Hedges; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips Plant in full sun and with good air circulation to minimize powdery mildew. Deadheading is beneficial but not required.