This lovely lilac was selected for its large, up to 15", dark reddish-purple blossoms. The fragrant flowers bloom in early spring. Excellent specimen or background plant, may also be use as an informal hedge or screen. A nice cut flower for a fragrant bouquet. Part of the "U.S. Flag" series of lilacs from the National Arboretum.
Set top of rootball two inches above the ground level. Mix half garden soil and half planting mix. Mound soil to form water basin.