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Lilac Sunday Lilac

Arches of Blooms Over 2-ft Long!
  • Arches of blooms over 2-ft. long
  • Fragrant, purple flowers in early to mid-spring
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and birds
  • Grows 8-10 ft. tall with a similar spread
  • One of the most unique lilacs available!
  • SKU: 71313
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 potted plant
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Lilac Sunday Lilac

A lilac like no other! Unique shrub produces lateral buds all along its branches for a truly impressive spectacle in your spring garden or hedge. Bees, butterflies and birds can't resist its sweet-smelling charms and neither will you. Grows 8-10 ft tall with equal spread. Best blooms in full sun.
Product Details
  • FormDeciduous woody shrub.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height6 - 10 feet.
  • Spread8 - 10 feet.
  • Spacing8 - 10 feet.
  • Zones3 - 7.
  • FoliageSmall, ovate to lanceolate, medium to dark green leaves. Foliage is resistant to mildew, a common problem with lilacs.
  • Flower FormSmall flowers appear in panicles that can reach up to 2 feet long.
  • ColorPurple blossoms.
  • BloomsEarly to mid-Spring.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, humus-enriched soil.
  • Growth RateModerate to fast growth rate.
  • PruningDeadhead spent blossoms and remove older and weaker branches. Prune after flowering, any early Spring pruning would remove potential blossoms, so prune after flowering.
  • CommentsThis outstanding lilac is blessed with a number of superior qualities! It's gracefully arching branches create a distinctive cascade of blossoms, and it does it reliably each Spring. The fragrant flowers are borne in amazing abundance, and the foliage is resistant to mildew, that bane of lilacs. But what sets it apart is it's habit of blooming not just at the branch tips, but also from lateral buds produced up to 2 feet or more down the stems! Easy to grow in decent garden soil; once established, it needs little attention other than water during drought.
  • Botanical NameSyringa x chinensis 'Lilac Sunday'
  • DepthPlant at the same depth as it iis in the pot.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Trees & Shrubs
1A-4B 9/23 - 11/1
5A & 5B 9/23 - 11/1
6A & 6B 9/23 - 11/1
7A & 7B 9/23 - 11/1
8A & 8B 9/23 - 11/1
9A-10B 9/23 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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