Dwarf Lilac Bloomerang® 'Dark Purple' - Shrub

Syringa pubescens subsp. microphylla Bloomerang® 'Dark Purple'
Dwarf Lilac Bloomerang® 'Dark Purple'

Compact lilac with wonderfully fragrant flowers

This robust lilac lends itself perfectly to a smaller garden. The decorative shrub grows compactly and produces wonderfully fragrant flowers between June and October. It also looks excellent in a large container on the patio or balcony. Buy several of them to create an impressive, colourful effect in your garden. Take a look at the other colours of dwarf lilacs that we offer.
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5-12 Working Days
Details
£ 9.95

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Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • What do I need?
    • Pruning shears
    • Compost
    Maintenance
    A dwarf lilac needs water, especially if it is in a pot. The plant loves the soil around it to be covered with compost in the spring.
    Pruning
    You can prune away the branches of your dwarf lilac after it blooms. Trim away all the branches that have bloomed down to the new growth. You can also prune off runaway growth from the roots.
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  • Care
  • What do I need?
    • A trowel
    • Garden peat and compost
    • Water

    Water first
    First, place the dwarf lilac in a bucket of lukewarm water. Add some garden peat and compost to a large pot, dig a hole and plant it. First place the plant in shade, and move it to an area in the sun for an hour longer each day, so that it can adapt.

    In the garden
    Dwarf lilacs love sun or half shade and nutrient-rich soil. Dig a planting hole and till the soil a bit, so that the roots can take hold quickly. Set the root ball at the proper height, so that the top is just below ground level. Fill the hole up with soil, garden peat and compost, and press firmly. Water the plant right away.
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  • Specifics
  • This very popular lilac bush will, after initially flowering in June, flower again later in the summer, then again in autumn. A 'common' lilac can grow quite large but Syringa pubescens subsp. microphylla will only reach about 1.5 m. The foliage is also slightly smaller than the more known lilacs. We offer this compact growing dwarf lilac as a shrub. The beautiful flower clusters of the Syringa pubescens subsp. microphylla spread the most delightful fragrance. Lilacs grow wild all over Southern Europe and is actually a cousin to the olive tree.
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Syringa pubescens subsp. microphylla Bloomerang® 'Dark Purple'
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 5 years guarantee
    Color Purple
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Scented deliciously scented
    Flowers for cutting yes
    Flowering period June - October
    Growing height100 - 150 cm
    Planting distance120 - 150 cm
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