Yankee Doodle Lilac

General Information

Yankee Doodle Lilac is a very ornamental deciduous shrub.  It is of slightly more moderate size than a standard sized lilac.  It grows in an upright fashion and is perfect for a variety of landscaping areas.  The leaves are deep green in color, giving the shrub a nice appearance all through the spring and summer months.  The flowers bloom mid spring in large, fragrant clusters.  These flowers are a very nice dark purple in color.  Great for cut flower arrangements!

Additional Information

Syringa vulgaris ‘Yankee Doodle’ grows to a height of 6 to 8 feet, with a similar spread.  It is recommended for USDA climate zones 3 to 7.  Yankee Doodle grows best in full sunlight.  It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils. 

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with USPS, FedEx or UPS. They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to. All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.

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Mature Width 6 to 8 Feet
Mature Height 6 to 8 Feet
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 7

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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