Common Lilac, syringa vulgaris

Common Lilac, syringa vulgaris
Item# DA-commonlilac
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Product Description

Inventory as of Feb. 1, 2018: 8000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 91%; Where Harvested (location) - Ukraine

Common Lilac are large, round headed, somewhat coarse shrubs that are used frequently in the landscape as a single specimen or background screens. They are noted primarily for their showy, fragrant bloom. Flowers are born on 5-6" long panicles and come in many colors ranging from white, pink, blue, lavender to reddish-purple. Double flowered forms are also available. Common Lilac spread by suckers and may take up a large space with time. The Common Lilac can reach between 10-13 ft tall. It's hardy to zone 3. The Common Lilac is not demanding of soil type, however they do not tolerate poorly drained soils. They like full sun for best results.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: Cold stratify for 30-90 days. Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed. Other: Fall sowing in mulched seedbed is prefered to artificial stratification.