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PlantFiles: Guinevere Lilac
Syringa x josiflexa 'Royalty'

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Family: Oleaceae (oh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Syringa (si-RING-gah) (Info)
Species: x josiflexa (jo-see-FLEKS-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Royalty

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From hardwood heel cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive bigcityal On Dec 12, 2005, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Tougher lilac. No disease or insect problems. Leaves are larger and rougher than most lilacs. Moderately fast growing. Less flowers, but large.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Howell, Michigan
Kingston, New Hampshire
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Menasha, Wisconsin



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