Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'
Extend the lilac season with this extremely hardy, early blooming variety. Deep maroon-purple buds open in early May to fragrant, deep violet blooms 7 to 10 days before common lilac varieties bloom. Plant near a window or adjacent to a pathway where the fragrant blooms can be enjoyed. Deciduous. Sold in 5 gallon container.
Light Needs: Partial to full sun
Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Plant Type: Shrub
Growth habit: Spreading
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and wide.
Special features: Easy Care