SCENTARA® Double Blue

Lilac

Syringa x hyacinthiflora

'SMNSHBBL'

USPP 29,801; CBRAF

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  • Fragrant
  • Double blooms
  • Hardy
Description

Knock-your-socks-off fragrance! Selected for its fragrance and bloom color, Scentara® Double Blue lilac creates the unforgettable spring display you crave. Very large flower clusters are made up of lavender-blue double florets and cover the plant in spring. Good resistance to mildew. Long-lived and easy to grow.

USDA Zone
2 - 8 (-50°F/-45°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
6 - 8'
Width
6 - 8'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Early-mid spring
Flower Color
Blue
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 wood - prune after flowering if desired.

Uses

Hedges; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips

Plant in full sun and with good air circulation for best performance. Deadheading is beneficial but not required.