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Yankee Doodle Lilac

Syringa vulgaris 'Yankee Doodle'

Item 406943

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USDA Zone:
2-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

One of the darkest purple lilacs with showy clusters of fragrant, dark purple florets that appear in mid-spring. Excellent for cut flower arrangements. Very hardy. Plant near a window or along walkways where fragrance can be enjoyed, or in mixed shrub borders or mass plantings with other lilacs. Deciduous.

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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Syringa vulgaris 'Yankee Doodle'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Fragrant ,   Flowers for Cutting
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Summer
Flower Color: Purple
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Cottage

Thrives in well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soils. Needs good air circulation. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; increase frequency again before and during spring bloom period. Fertilize in early spring. Prune after flowering.

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