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Lilac Purple Root Stock

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Overview & Details

Lilac Purple Root Stock
Boasting purple flowers with white margins and a lovely fragrance, this Lilac is a reliable, versatile shrub. Perfect for planting in small groups, shrub borders, hedges or screens, it's great for placing wherever you will enjoy it most.

Good to Know

  • Not recommended for the deep south (USDA zones 8 through 9).
This item is not for sale to customers in Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It cannot be shipped to a P.O. Box. Orders must have a physical address.
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The Basics

Country of Origin: USA

Key Specs

Plant Form: Root stock
Common Plant Name: Lilac
Genus: Syringa
Variety: "Purple"
Annual/Perennial: Perennial
Height at Maturity: 8' to 15'
Spread at Maturity: 4' to 6'


Sun/Shade Requirements: Full sun
Watering Requirements: Medium to High
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3 through 7
Planting Space Distance: 6' to 12' apart
Bloom Period: Mid to late spring


  • Provides lilac to purple flowers with white margins
  • Upright, multi-stemmed, suckering, deciduous shrub in the olive family
  • Spring-flowering shrub that is great in cold winter gardens
  • Excellent choice as an accent in small groups, shrub borders, hedges or screens
  • Great in cottage gardens or in the margins of woodland gardens
  • Good cut flower that is beloved for bouquets
  • Very fragrant
  • Reliable

Planting Instructions 
  • Dig a hole about a foot deep and a foot wide. Set the plant in the hole, and fill it half full with soil. Water.
  • After water is drained, fill the rest of the hole with the remaining soil. Then water thoroughly again and continue doing so regularly.


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  • WOW

    I did not realize this would be a 3 year old plant. Its quite large! I have been looking for the old fashion lilacs I grew up with, not these new hybrids. I am so happy to have found this! Cannot wait for the first bloom.

    Mycayenne, CA
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