Pocahontas Lilac

General Information

The Pocahontas Lilac is an exceptionally tall accent shrub that features upright panicles of fragrant bluish-purple flowers in early spring.  These flowers are excellent for cutting.  The leaves keep a nice dark green color all throughout the growing season.  The fruit is the not ornamentally significant and the smooth gray bark is not particularly outstanding.  Your Pocahontas will grow at a medium rate and under ideal conditions, can be expected to live for 30 years.

Additional Information

The Pocahontas lilac(Syringa x hyacinthiflora) will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season’s flowers.  The Pocahontas is recommended for general garden use, accent, mass planting, and hedges/screening.  This shrub will grow to be about 12 ft tall with a spread of 9 ft.  

Care & Shipping Notes

This shrub should be grown in full sunlight and is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations.  It should do just fine under average home landscape conditions.  It is widely adaptable to different soil types and  will thrive in inner city environments.  NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Mature Width 8 to 10 Feet
Mature Height 10 to 12 Feet
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 2 to 7

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