Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac
Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'
A hardy, compact growing small flowering tree. Begins flowering at a young age, blooming in early July in Northern climates.
Ideal for uniform street planting. Reddish brown, shinning bark when young.
Flowers creamy white. Very pretty.
When it comes to pest and disease problems Syringa reticulata is said to be one of the most trouble-free lilac species available.
Note: All lilacs should be: generously manured, well mulched, and have well limed soils.
*Deer Resistant*Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC
|Category||Small Flowering Tree|
|Height||10' - 20'|
|Primary Foliage Color||Green|
|Seasonal Foliage Color||Sheds its leaves in the Autumn|
|Flower Color||Creamy White|
|Sun Preferences||Full Sun|
|Water Preferences||Average: Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot.|
|Cold Hardiness Zone||7|