Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac, Syringa japonica

Perhaps the most popular of all fragrant blooming shrubs, their showy, long flower clusters make excellent cut flowers. Blossoms come in a bluish-lilac color, and many others. Best where winters are freezing, but some varieties bloom with mild cold. Remove dead flowers just above where buds form. Prune lightly to control height and invigorate mature woody plants. Watch for Lilac leaf miner, scale and Lilac borer.
Syringa reticulata, Japanese Tree Lilac, Syringa japonica
Easily trained as a tree, it reaches 30 feet high and wide. Unlike other Lilacs, the flowers are not sweetly fragrant and bloom in midsummer. Good lawn or stree tree, especially where winters are cold.

Attributes - Syringa reticulata

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 25 ft. to 30 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Alkaline Soil. Susceptible to Black Spot.

Related Plants

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim', Syringa x persica, Syringa vulgaris, Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly', Syringa vulgaris 'Madame Lemoine', Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
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