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Syringa x pubescens 'Red Pixie'

RED PIXIE LILAC

Buy Red Pixie Lilac online. Red Pixie Lilac is an interesting hybrid that is a seedling of S. julianae 'Hers' that has apparently cross pollinated with S. meyeri. The leaves are small in size like S. meyeri, and it has branching that is quite horizontal that are loaded with dark reddish purple blooms fade to a pale pink.

Height:

4-6 Feet

Spread:

7-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

2-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Flower Color*
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Dried Flowers
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Cut Flowers
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
 

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

Lilacs prefer moist well drained soil.