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Late Lilac
Syringa villosa
Late Lilac flowers
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7 
Mature Height: 6-9 Feet
Mature Width: 4-9 Feet
Features: Lilac-type clusters of flowers in very late spring (after common lilac); flowers range from rosy purple to white; light fragrance.
Culture: Full sun; moist, well-drained soils are best; tolerates alkaline soils.
Mature Form: Upright to rounded
Native To: China
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: Syringa villosa is one of the parent plants of a group of lilacs known as the Preston Hybrids. Check local nurseries for cultivars available in your area.

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