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Villosa Lilac

Villosa Lilac

Syringa villosa


Popular Hedge Species!

Villosa Lilac, aka Late Lilac, is a relatively large and cold hardy shrub with excellent privacy and wind protection as well as fragrant flowers.

Its mauve flowers grow in clusters at the end of its branches during mid to late summer and fade to a light pink as it matures. Villosa Lilac grows quickly and is very drought resistant, making it most suitable for the outer row of a shelterbelt. Its roots are non-suckering and it does not compete with nearby crops which makes it a lower maintenance hedge.

This species is also known as one of the more salt-tolerant species for those with saline soils.

The dense growth habit of the Villosa is well suited for providing both wind and snow protection. It provides habitat for birds and small mammals. Lilac species are rated excellent for pollen availability too. The attractive whitish, lavender blooms add beauty to wherever it is planted.

Many people alternate villosa and common purple lilacs to create the impression that the hedge is in flower for almost a full month.


Villosa Lilac - 1 Year Old

Villosa Lilac - 1 Year Old

Greenhouse-grown seedlings, true to type and vigorous. Sorted for size and form.

Stock Type: 412B Peat Plug (95 ml)
Age: 1 year (1+0)
Size: 15-50 cm (6-19.5")

Villosa Lilac - 1 Year Old
Bundle of 10
SAVE 17% (was $3.59)
Villosa Lilac - 1 Year Old
Part box of 60
SAVE 18% (was $2.79)
Villosa Lilac - 1 Year Old
Full Box of 270
SAVE 14% (was $2.09)

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Zone: 2a
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Flowers: fragrant purple clusters
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high

In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)

Other names: late lilac

Tags: Accent Trees, All Items, Fast Growing Trees, Flowering, Hedges, Lilac, Privacy Trees, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Xeriscaping

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