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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*
  • White
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 adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

The first lilac to be released from the U.S. National Arboretum.Betsy Ross is well adapted to warm climates growing from Minesota to Alabama, along the east coast, midwest to California to Oregon.

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BETSY ROSS LILAC

Syringa x oblata 'Betsy Ross'

Buy Betsy Ross Lilac online. The one we have been waiting a long time for...a warm climate lilac with tolerance to powdery mildew. Selected for its abundant pure white fragrant flowers and compact rounded growth habit. Leaves are thick dark green and maintain high mildew tolerance.For USDA info and photos click here.

Mature Height:

8-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

8-10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Oleaceae · Common Name: Lilac

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase BETSY ROSS LILAC Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 3464

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$35.00

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 11440

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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$35.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 9165

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
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$75.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 4293

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
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$95.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 7332

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
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$95.00

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