Lilac is an introduced, perennial, deciduous shrub that grows between twelve to sixteen feet tall. The flowers are mostly white, lilac, or purple, pleasantly fragrant in long terminal panicles.
Current Sale Size: 12-18" bare-root seedlings
Feb 22, 2023 - Update - The nursery supplier has downgraded these from 18-24" to 12-18", so they will be slightly smaller than originally advertised. We've notified customers who've pre-ordered these.
Growth Rate: Moderate (6-12" / year)
Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay
Moisture: Dry to Moist-Wet
Shade Tolerance: Full Sun to Part Shade
Mature Height: 8-15 ft.
Deer Damage Potential: Medium
Uses: Flowering, Wildlife, Fragrance
Other: Lavender blooms.
USDA Plant Profile