Lilac, Hungarian
Syringa josikaea

This shrub has deep lilac-purple, slightly fragrant flowers in narrow 4"-7" long clusters that bloom late May into June. It is considered a late flowering lilac. Multi-stemmed with glossy, green leaves. Likes moist, well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. Grows 8'-10' high with a 8'-12' spread.

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Zones 5 - 7

Zones 5 - 7
Hardiness Zones: Zones 5 - 7
The Hungarian Lilac can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Flowering Tree

Flowering Tree
Type of tree:
The Hungarian Lilac falls into the following type(s): Flowering Trees, Shrubs

8' - 10' High

8' - 10' High
Mature Height:
The Hungarian Lilac grows to be 8' - 10' feet in height.

8' - 12' Spread

8' - 12' Spread
Mature Spread:
The Hungarian Lilac has a spread of about 8' - 12' at full maturity.

Medium Growth

Medium Growth
Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun

. Full Sun
Sun:
This lilac does well in full sun, partial shade.

Various Soils

Various Soils
Soil:
The Hungarian Lilac grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wide range soils.

Rounded Shape

Rounded Shape
Shape:
This lilac has rounded shape.

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Description:
This shrub has deep lilac-purple, slightly fragrant flowers in narrow 4"-7" long clusters that bloom late May into June. It is considered a late flowering lilac. Multi-stemmed with glossy, green leaves. Likes moist, well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. Grows 8'-10' high with a 8'-12' spread.