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Syringa vulgaris 'Edith Cavell'

Edith Cavell Lilac

Lilac

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A stunning spring blooming lilac featuring intensely fragrant double white flowers in upright panicles; upright, multi-stemmed habit, very hardy, tends to sucker, ideal for screening; full sun and well-drained soil, allow room for air movement

Description

A stunning spring blooming lilac featuring intensely fragrant double white flowers in upright panicles; upright, multi-stemmed habit, very hardy, tends to sucker, ideal for screening; full sun and well-drained soil, allow room for air movement

Landscape Attributes

Edith Cavell Lilac is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Edith Cavell Lilac is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Edith Cavell Lilac will grow to be about 9 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

2a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

9 feet

8 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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