‘Persian’ Lilac

  • Size

    4-8′ Tall

    5-10′ Wide

  • Light Requirements

    Full sun

  • Soil and Moisture Requirements

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

  • Growth Rate

    Slow (less than 1’/year)

  • Flowers

    Purple flower buds open to show light violet colored panicles

  • Bloom Time

    Late spring to early summer on old wood

  • Foliage

    Simple dark green leaves during the growing season

    Leaves turn yellow in the fall

  • Characteristics

    Tolerances: Deer

    Attracts: Bees, butterflies, humming birds