Lilac, 2 gal, Virtual Violet®
Lilac, 2 gal, Virtual Violet®
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Lilac, 2 gal, Virtual Violet®

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With shiny violet new leaves, deep purple stems, raspberry-purple buds and fragrant violet flowers, Virtual Violet® is aptly named. Leaf petioles remain violet well into the summer. The upright, dense habit makes it a great choice for a hedge in smaller spaces as well as a welcome addition to foundation plantings. Mildew resistant.

Attributes

Type: Deciduous Shrub
Growth Habit: Upright
Mature Height: 2 - 2.5m (6 - 8ft.)
Mature Spread: 1.5 - 2.25m (5 - 7ft.)
Zone: 2
Feature Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds

Ornamental Features

Flower Colour: Rich violet purple
Flowering Time: May - June
Foliage Colour: Dark green

Care

General Maintenance: Little pruning is required. If pruning is required, cut back after blooming to promote strong new growth and flower buds to set for the next year.
Light: Full sun.
Watering: Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Increase watering before spring bloom.
Soil: It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations. It is not particular as to soil type or pH.
Fertilizer: Feed in early spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to the new growth.