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Syringa x chinensis 'Lilac Sunday'

LILAC SUNDAY LILAC

Buy Lilac Sunday Lilac online. An extremely vigorous shrub growing to 12' x 12'. Light purple blooms occur along the top two feet or more of each stem, creating an arching almost fountain-like display of color. Resistant to powdery mildew and leaf roll necrosis.

Height:

10-12 Feet

Spread:

10-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Dried Flowers
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Cut Flowers
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Syringa is easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

'Lilac Sunday' is an introduction from the Arnold Arboretum in 1997