Congo French Lilac

Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'

$32.00 + GST

A dense, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with upright habit of growth ideal for small landscapes. Enveloped in conical clusters of fragrant red-violet blooms, emerging from distinctive red-purple flower buds. Features long, large heart-shaped green foliage throughout the season turning to a yellow colour in fall. French hybrid lilac

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 10 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 6 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Red, Purple
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'
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Size:

Large size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Atrracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent, hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Screen/Hedge:

A large shrub suitable to plant under power lines

Notes:

French Hybrid Lilac 

Invasive:

Produces suckers

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Adaptable to both dry and moist conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Prune after shrub has flowered

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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