Estimated fully grown height m. How big are Barcham trees? Lilacs grow anonymously throughout the year but they are well and truly noticed in May and June when their fragrant floral display is in full throw.
The fragrant lilac can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 3—7. View Map. Full sun and partial shade are best for this shrub, meaning it prefers a minimum of 4 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.
More than 4, cultivars of lilac Syringa spp. Some lilac varieties can become very tall and wide, but compact varieties have also been developed. Routine pruning keeps a lilac blooming vigorously and also slows its growth.
Choose from pink, purple, yellow or white, not just lilac! These highly scented small trees or large bushes are perfect for a sensory garden and ideal when there is not a lot of space, so even small gardens can have that wow factor! Is a Lilac a shrub or a tree?
Lilac Trees are much loved and lauded in literature and song down through the years. The lilac blooms famously can be used as cut flowers. This means you can fill your home with the heady scent of fresh-cut lilac blooms in May and June, the large panicles being particularly invaluable for larger vases.
Lilacs Syringa spp. Moving and transplanting a mature lilac involves selecting an appropriately sunny site, correctly timing the move, avoiding pruning before the move and following procedures carefully to minimize root damage. The encouraging news is that lilacs usually adjust successfully when moved.
Nothing says that spring is here like the sight and smell of lilacs. For the practical-minded gardener, they are valuable, hardy and colorful shrubs, offering a profusion of blooms in a wide range of colors, on easy to grow plants. Like so many of our garden plants, lilacs went through a big phase of breeding in the late 19th and early 20th centurieswhich has continued in a smaller way up to today.
Ceanothus 'Trewithen Blue' is a fantastic evergreen tree with profuse, dark-blue summer flowers emerging in clusters from April through to June. Ceanothus, also known as Californian Lilac, are very popular with bees and other pollinating insects, due to the masses of flowers that cover them. It can be grown as a climbing shrub, but we offer it as single stem or multi stem trees that create wonderful small trees reaching up to 3m in height.
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Majestic Trees is an award winning grower specialising in the supply and planting of mature and character trees of exceptional quality. We are unique amongst growers in providing a complete in-house service, from selection advice to delivery, planting and aftercare, so that our customers can fully engage with the fulfilling experience of planting trees. We plant extensively for private and professional customers nationwide and are a preferred supplier of the RHS. Our visitor-friendly nursery is open to the public six days a week, where over 8, trees set out over 27 acres can be viewed and personally selected.