Native Region: western China
Zone Range: 6-7
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Monday 29 October, 2012
Seed count: 12-15
This upright deciduous shrub bears fragrant, pale pink to nearly white flowers in large panicles up to 6 inches long in early summer. Height and spread 8-10 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe or in spring. Grow in fertile, humusy well-drained soil in full sun. Mulch regularly. Deadhhead young lilacs before fruits develop.