SCENTARA PURA®

Lilac

Syringa x hyacinthiflora

'SMNSHSO'

ppaf; cbraf

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  • Fragrant
  • Disease resistant
  • Hardy
Description

A standout in our field and container trials, this well-branched, semi-dwarf, compact lilac blooms heavily each spring. The flower buds emerge a mulberry-violet and open to clear jacaranda purple. Developed from low-chill bloodlines for improved warm climate performance and resistant to powdery mildew. 

USDA Zone 2 - 8 (-50°F/-45°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 4 - 6'

Width 4 - 6'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Early-mid spring

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 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.