Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac is a small tree or a large shrub. In tree form it may grow to as much as 30' tall and 20' wide with an oval-rounded crown. Late spring to early summer it will show off with large plumes of fragrant, small white flowers.
Why it rocks:
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac is a small tree or a large shrub. In tree form it may grow to as much as 30' tall and 20' wide with an oval-rounded crown. Late spring to early summer it will show off with large plumes of fragrant, creamy-white flowers. The plumes will give way to clusters of brown capsules that continue into winter. Reddish-brown peeling bark is a substantial feature on younger branches, gradually turning gray with age. Noted for having a good resistance to some of the major pests typical of lilacs, such as powdery mildew, scale and borers.
Where to put it:
The Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac is one of the easiest lilacs to grow. This tree has a good tolerance for urban conditions and can be planted along streets, in lawns or near decks/patios. These trees may be used as a privacy screen along property lines.
What it needs:
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac will require good air circulation and will need to be pruned immediately after flowering.
|Botanical Name||Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'|
|Tree Type||Shade, Ornamental & Flowering|
|Size Range||Small Tree (15-25 feet)|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Uses||Under Utility Wires, Privacy/Screening, Ornamental/Flowering|
|Plant Tolerance||Very Adaptable|
|Standout Feature||Fragrant, Creamy-white Flowers, Small Shade Tree, Easy to Grow, Good Resistance to Major Pests of Lilacs|