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Syringa (Lilac) reticulata (Japanese Tree Lilac)

A small tree having cherry-like bark on its trunk and older branches. Tree develops a very distinctive horizontal branching structure as it matures. Flowers appear in mid-late June in large, creamy white pyramidal flower clusters – a full month after the common and French varieties. Rounded habit. A handsome tree or large shrub.

  • Height: 20'-25'
  • Spread: 20'-25'
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Syringa (Lilac) reticulata 'Bailnce' (Snowdance™ Japanese Tree Lilac)

Flowers annually and begins flowering at an earlier age than the species. It has exceptionally heavy bloom with large, fragrant, creamy white flower clusters in June. This sterile variety produces no untidy brown seedheads. Lustrous dark green foliage is slightly larger and darker than the species. Snowdance grows as wide as it is tall with attractive, shelved branching. A pest- and disease-free lilac tree, it is ideal for residential and park use and is equally attractive as a specimen as it is in group plantings.

  • Height: 18'
  • Spread: 20'
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Syringa (Lilac) reticulata 'Ivory Silk' (Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac)

A small tree or large shrub. Rounded crown. Easily grown. While it tolerates light shade, flowering will be best in full sun. Needs good air circulation. Prune immediately after flowering. Large clusters of creamy white, single, fragrant flowers in May-June. Low maintenance. Excellent as a specimen, or in small groups.

  • Height: 20'-25'
  • Spread: 15'-20'
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Characteristics
  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils