‘Charles Joly’ Lilac

  • Size

    8-15′ Tall

    6-12′ Wide

  • Light Requirements

    Full sun

  • Soil and Moisture Requirements

    Moist, well draining soils. Adaptable to most soil conditions but will not tolerate wet or soggy sites

  • Growth Rate

    Slow (less than 1’/year)

  • Flowers

    Dark purple flower buds open to bright purple panicles

  • Bloom Time

    Mid spring on old wood

  • Foliage

    Simple dark green leaves through the growing season

    Leaves turn yellow in fall

  • Characteristics

    Tolerances: Deer

    Attracts: Bees, butterflies, humming birds