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Syringa Vulgaris

Botanical Name:

Syringa vulgaris

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Clay, Rich, Loam, pH 6.5-7
Heat Tolerant
77°F / 25°C
Cold Tolerant
37.4°F / 3°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Herbaceous, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial Zones 3-7

Plant Height

8-16 ft / 2.4-4.8 m

Flower

Panicles of fragrant blooms that come in lilac, blue, mauve, lavender, white, or pink.

Fruit

The fruit is a smooth, flattened, dry capsule that split open when ripe.

Benefits
Ornamental

Numerous panicles of fragrant flowers adorn the shrub and may be lilac, blue, mauve, lavender, white, or pink.

Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Moths

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Scrophulariales

Family

Oleaceae

Genus

Syringa

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