This red lilac's powerful fragrance is matched only by its color. Flower heads start out red, then turn a lovely purple. Lilacs are great for the back of a border or for hedging, and they make excellent cut flowers. They are one of the best heavenly fragrances of spring! Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'
Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:8 - 10 feet
Spread:10 - 12 feet
Spacing:10 - 12 feet
Flowering Date:Late spring/early summer
Planting Instructions:Plant at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm and water in well
Growth Rate:Moderate once established, which takes approximately 3 - 4 weeks
Flower Form:Double flowers form
Foliage Type:Deciduous, Smooth textured
Pruning:Only to shape as needed After flowering
Soil Requirement:Well drained garden soil enriched with humus
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below: