Botanical Name: Syringa vulgaris 'Josee'; Family: Oleaceae (Olive Family)
Height: 4' - 6'.
Spacing: 4' - 6'.
Depth: Plant same level as in pot.
Spread: 4' - 5'.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Color: Lavende- pink blooms.
Foliage: Small, ovate to heart shaped leaves in medium green.
Blooms: Late Spring, intermittent blooming until frost for all Summer.
Days To Maturity: late spring, intermittent blooming until frost for all summer
Form: Deciduous woody shrub.
Flower Form: Full, dense panicles 4 - 5 inches long of small trumpet shaped flowers.
Soil Requirements: Humus rich, well drained soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast.
Pruning: As soon as flowers have faded in the Spring, old flower heads should be cut off. At this time, remove suckers growing from the base of the plant and cut out weak shoots, particularly those inside or toward the center of your shrub.
Size: 3" pot, plant would be 6" - 8" tall. 4.5" pot the plant would be approximately 12" tall. So, in the 4" pot, the root mass is almost 3 times more, and tops are double the size or more, approximately.
Comments: A dwarf lilac noted for its ability to bloom continuously until frost. Josee is the result of a 3-way cross between S. meyeri, S. patula, and S. microphylla. A hardy lilac that is just the right size for a specimen planting or hedge row., RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
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