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Congo French Lilac

Very Fragrant Blooms Change Colors in Spring
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Congo French Lilac

Very Fragrant Blooms Change Colors in Spring
This red lilac's powerful fragrance is matched only by its color. Flower heads start out red, then turn a lovely purple.

We have selected very best lilacs for American gardens. Lilacs are great for the back of a border or hedging, specimen or cut flower— one of the best heavenly fragrances of spring!

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  • Botanical Name:

    Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'

  • Height: 8 - 10 feet
  • Ship As: 2" POT
  • Spacing: 6 - 8 feet
  • Spread: 6 - 8 feet
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: Purple
  • Foliage Type: Deciduous, smooth textured
  • Bloom Time: Blooms late spring to early summer
  • Flower Form: 10" long panicle clusters
  • Planting Instructions: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots. Spread roots around and fill in with dirt so that the crown is at soil level.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, humus-enriched, well-drained soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate once established, which takes approximately 3 - 4 weeks
  • Pruning: Prune only to shape the lilac after it finishes flowering.
  • Winter Care: None
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
  • Deer Resistant
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