Late Lilac, syringa villosa

Late Lilac, syringa villosa
Item# DA-latelilac
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Product Description

Inventory as of Feb. 1, 2018: 1000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 98%; Where Harvested (location) - North Dakota

The Late Lilac is a large, dense rounded shrub. Its flowers are purple to white and fragrant. Flowers usually appear in late spring to early summer. Each flower in 1/2 inch long, trumpet shaped with 4 lobes and occur in terminal clusters or current years growth. It's fruit is a brown capsule about 1/2 long. Bark is gray to gray-brown and smooth with lenticels. It may become a bit shreddy or scaley when large. The Late Lilac can reach between up to 10 ft tall. It's hardy to zone 3. The Late 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.