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Declaration Lilac Bush

  • - Syringa
  • - Height: 6-8 feet
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-7
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: May
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Declaration Lilac Bush
Plant Features

The Declaration Syringa Plant is a variety propagated by the U.S. National Arboretum. It has hefty, impressive flower clusters of a singularly unique shade of deep reddish-purple. Blooming 7 to 10 days earlier than common lilacs, this cultivar will grace you with that signature scent, both indoors as a cut flower and outdoors au natural, that much earlier in the spring. Known to attract butterflies.

Companion Planting: Clematis, Dogwood, Magnolia, Passiflora

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 6-8 feet
Habit Upright
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Wild Birds
Features Cut Flower, Fragrant
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Cottage Garden, Pollinator Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Texture, Winter Interest
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid