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Japanese Tree Lilac

Botanical Name
Syringa reticulata
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 7
Height
20 to 30 feet
Width
15 to 25 feet
Flowers
Mid June: white, panicle, effective for two weeks
Fruit
Dehiscent capsules borne on panicle
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap or container
  • Prune after flowering
  • Remove spent flowers
Problems
None as serious as other lilacs
Varieties
  • Ivory Silk - 25', rounded
  • Summer Snow - 20', compact
  • Chantilly Lace - variegated foliage

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