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 - 7 (-50°F/-45°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 8 - 10'

Width 8 - 10'

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.