Pocahontas Lilac - Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'

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A dense upright shrub with abundant fragrant deep violet flower spikes that follow the deep maroon purple buds. Blooms earlier than French Lilacs. An extremely hardy background plant with glossy green foliage. Introduced by F.L. Skinner in Dropmore, Manitoba.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Dry Areas
Foundation
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Water regularly as needed to establish. Tolerant of most soils and drought when established. Feed in spring prior to new growth. Little pruning is required. If pruning is required, cut back after blooming to promote strong new growth and flower buds to set for the next year. 

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