Zones: 3 to 7
Mature Height: 20 feet
Mature Spread: 6 to 12 feet
The Common Lilac is also known as 'Old-fashioned French Lilac'. Perhaps the most popular of all lilacs due to its rich color ranging from purplish red to lilac and purple. Extremely fragrant with a broad, rounded habit. Native to southeastern Europe.
Common Lilac grows up to 20 feet in height and 6 to 12 feet in spread. They may take up a large space with time. It can be planted in zones 3 to 7. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 30-90 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Natural fall sowing for spring germination.
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.