Syringa x. 'Virtual Violet'

Lilac


Photo courtesy of Bailey Nursery

  • Raspberry-purple buds
  • Fragrant violet flowers on purple stems
  • Upright, dense habit
  • New leaves are a shiny violet
  • Mildew resistant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Best planted in  well-drained soil

Very hardy

Fertilize with lilac food in late winter and again immediately after blooming

Pruning should be done soon after flowering is complete.


Height: 6-8 ft
Spread: 5-7 ft
Price Level 1: $49.99~#3
Bloom Color: Lavender, Pink
Zone: 3-7
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Mass Planting
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green
  • Purple

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained